Learn about the Cactus Derby and the 1911 Franklin from car collector, Ted Davis.
Ted R. Davis is an avid restorer, historian and collector of antique cars, bicycles, motorcycles, and race cars. In 2012, he was awarded four trophies for the 1911 Franklin Model D race car which include First in Class of Open Wheel Race Cars, Charles A. Chayne Trophy, FIVA Prewar Trophy, and the Most Well Preserved Pre-war vehicle at the Pebble Beach Concours d’ Elegance.
Special thanks to Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation.
Image credit: 1911 Franklin. Private Collection. Photography: Bill Pack / V-12 Enterprises.