Floyd “Pop” Dreyer was the leading sidecar racer from the 1910s to the early 1920s. Dreyer won numerous national sidecar racing championships sanctioned by the Motorcycle & Allied Trades Association (M&ATA), the predecessor to the AMA. Pop is now in the Motorcycle Hall of Fame.
On Saturday, April 21 Dreyer will be honored with the installation of a historical marker placed in front of his shop on the old National Road (called W. Washington St. in Indianapolis). Pop is the 33rd recipient of this recognition of Indiana’s motor sports racing legends and heritage.
Former road racing and local motorcycle activist Greg Sickmeier writes about Pop: