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[Photograph 2012.201.B0293.0097]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "THE FLYING FRENCHMAN, Marcel d'Avignon of Guthrie, is one of the most popular drivers in the field of the Friday night stockcar shows at Taft stadium."
Date: May 18, 1953
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0293.0116]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "FAVORITE with Oklahoma City racing fans for a number of years Marcel D'Avignon will be in the lineup when the stock cars open the 1960 season at Taft Friday night."
Date: March 31, 1960
Creator: Nolen, Bill
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0293.0102]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Second in his last two previous starts, Marcel Davignon, Guthrie's Flying Frenchman, will seek first place in Tuesday night's 25 - lap stock car feature race in Taft stadium."
Date: September 1, 1951
Creator: Peterson, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0293.0114]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "HOLDING THE TROPHY which goes to the 1958 Oklahoma City stockcar racing champion are pretty Ann Vaught, bank employee and Taft stadium trophy girl, and Marcel d'Avignon, driving star from Guthrie who has been one of the local racing favorites for seven years."
Date: July 11, 1958
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0293.0105]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "EXPLORING THE INSIDE OF A STOCKCAR proved quite fascinating to "Toodie" d'Avignon at a recent session at Taft stadium. Here with her father - driver Marcel, she finds out how the safety belt works."
Date: May 22, 1953
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0293.0098]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Marcel d'Avignon of Guthrie has become one of the steadiest stock car race drivers to appear in the weekly Taft stadium events."
Date: August 8, 1952
Creator: Peterson, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0293.0096]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Marcel d'Avignon, Guthrie's stock car Flying Frenchman, will be a major threat in Friday night's 75 - lap hardtop race at Taft stadium if he can keep the new engine in his racing car cool enough for the long haul, longest race of the 1953 season for the stock cars."
Date: June 27, 1953
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0293.0103]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Marcel d'Avignon, hard driving stock car pilot from Guthrie is one of the favorites to capture Saturday night's 75` - lap mid - season championship class in Taft stadium."
Date: November 30, 1951
Creator: Peterson, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0293.0113]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "POPULAR WITH ALL fans for years, Guthrie ace Marcel d'Avignon inspects the motor of the race car he will drive in the 1958 season opener Friday night at Taft stadium."
Date: April 12, 1958
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0293.0108]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Two of last season's top stock car race drivers are scheduled for action at Taft stadium Tuesday night if cars are available. Marcel d'Avignon of Guthrie, right, is building his own car and believes he will have it ready."
Date: April 5, 1954
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society