Fred is constantly hanging around automobile row and as time passes he becomes a nuisance. One day while loitering around the different garages he sees the racing cars starting for the tracks trying out for the Santa Monica Road Race. In order to mingle with the drivers, Fred purchases some driver's clothes and goes to the tracks. There he meets Barney Oldfield. Earle Cooper and other famous drivers, who encourage him by talking to him. When returning home Fred decides he will ask father for a car. He does. Father calls for the "Speed Bear," an antique, and has it delivered for Fred. He is very proud. He takes pictures of it in order to supply all his friends. That night he hears that the automobile club is holding its weekly dinner, and now that he is an owner, he decides to attend. He arrives late, but manages to show all the guests and members his new machine. After several intrusions, the boys frame Fred to enter his car in the races. Fred falls for it, and takes his car to the ...
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