The Alco Black Beast
The restored racer that won the 1909 and 1910 Vanderbilt Cup Races and raced in the first Indy 500
Nicknamed “the Black Beast,” this was one of the most famous race cars of its era. A two-time winner of the Vanderbilt Cup, a major event in the early years of American motorsport, the car was the favorite to win the first Indianapolis 500-mile race in 1911.
Apr 15 2015
The Alco Black Beast participated in last Sunday's Empire Galaxie Club's 9th Annual Spring Breakout Cruise with a demonstration and display at the "pit stop" in Riverhead..
Apr 07 2015
It was a wonderful Easter parade in Garden City last Sunday as the Alco Black Beast once again generated smiles and thumbs ups.
Jan 17 2015
Paul Macone of Concord, Massachusetts has forwarded photos and information on an Alco touring car that his grandfather chauffeured around France in 1913.
Dec 06 2014
Search: "Make and Model" submitted by Dave Greene. Posted: 12/6/2014
Sep 30 2014
The Black Beast generated many smiles and thumbs ups as it returned to the Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society Fall Country Fair last Saturday in Port Washington.
Sep 21 2014
Current schedule of presentations and events.
Aug 30 2014
It was another wonderful time last Sunday at the Old Timer's Day at the Himes Museum of Motor Racing Nostalgia in Bay Shore.
Aug 05 2014
In support of the Motor Parkway East project to extend the Queens Greenway to Little Neck Parkway, the Alco Black Beast will participate in this Sunday's Motor Parkway East Walk/Ride.
Jul 30 2014
On May 18, 2014 over forty members of the Jaguar Drivers Club of Long Island and the MG Club took a cruise to the Black Beast Garage at Waterfront at Roslyn. Twenty-five cruisers took a ride in the Black Beast. George Carrasquillo documented his ride in this four minute video.
Jul 19 2014
TheMusicZoo.com has posted this wonderful article by Mike Bieber and photographer Walter Bryant on the meeting of the Black Beauty and the Black Beast.