On September 10, 1908, the AAA Race Commission announced plans to christen the Motor Parkway with an event called, “The Long Island Motor Parkway Sweepstakes.” Five concurrent…
The roads on Long Island have certainly changed over the last 107 years. Here is a "Then & Now" of Guinea Woods Road in Old Westbury to prove it.
Harry Grant was the only driver of the Alco Black Beast. Along with Frank Lee as his mechanician, Grant won the 1909 and 1910 Vanderbilt Cup Races.
Victor Hemery’s 1905 Vanderbilt Cup Race winning car was one of two Darracqs in a field of 19 machines. At 80 horsepower, the Darracqs had the lowest power of all the European…