Apr 28 2011

Starting Lineup: The 6 Cars of the 1910 Massapequa Sweepstakes

During the 1910 Vanderbilt Cup Race, two other sweepstakes races were run simultaneously for commercially available stock cars. The Massapequa Sweepstakes had six entrants for the smallest stock cars who competed for 10 laps over 126.4 miles. Here are images and information on the two Coles, three Abbott-Detroits and one Lancia that competed:


#51 Cole driven by Bill Endicott. Finished 1st.


#52 Cole driven by Louis Edmunds. Finished 3rd.


#53 Abbott-Detroit driven by Mortimer Roberts, the brother of Montague Roberts. Finished 2nd.


#54 Lancia driven by William Knipper. Finished 4th.


#55 Abbott-Detroit driven by Lee Oldfield. Finished 5th.


#56 Abbott-Detroit driven by Victor Padula. Finished 6th.

Links to related posts on VanderbiltCupRaces.com:

Race Summary 1910 Massapequa and Wheatley Hills Sweepstakes

Archives: Vanderbilt Cup Races Starting Lineups (1904-1936)


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