Three legendary pioneers of American motorcycle racing, Maldwyn Jones, Cleo Pineau, and Lee Taylor on the line for the 100-mile National held in Toledo, OH on June 9th, 1914. The three made up the infamous Yellow Jackets, Flying Merkel's factory racing team that were consistently among the top contenders of the early teens. Taylor, the team captain dominated in the dirt that summer day taking home the win for Merkel, Only a few months later Taylor went on to again beat his teammates at the 1914 Savannah 300, though he had left Jones and Pineau at Merkel and took a place on the premier Indian team who were at that time the best in the world.