1917 Louis Chevrolet and Riding Mechanic Poster
The winner of the 100 mile automobile race at Sheepshead Bay, New York, September 22, 1917 was Louis Chevrolet (right). He is pictured in the cockpit with his riding mechanic. In 1911 Louis, a former Buick racing team member, teamed up with William C. Durant to found the Chevrolet Motor Company. Official GM Photograph from the General Motors Media Archives.