Dec 06 2013

Video of the Week: Italian Film “Nuvolari Wins the 1936 Vanderbilt Cup Race at Roosevelt Field”


Cinecittà Luce Institute, an Italian film company, has posted this rare film of Tazio Nuvolari winning the 1936 Vanderbilt Cup Race at Roosevelt Raceway in Westbury.

Highlights of the 1:32-minute film "On the Roosevelt Field Course Where Nuvolari's Alfa Romeo Won the Vanderbilt Cup":

:09 : Aerial view of Roosevlet Raceway

:14 :Start of the 1936 Vanderbilt Cup Race

:19 : Highlights of the 1906 Vanderbilt Cup Race

:37 : Continuation of the start of the 1936 Vanderbilt Cup Race

:43 : Highlights from the race

:54 : Another aerial view

:56 : View from the grandstand

1:02 : Tazio Nuvolari at the wheel

1:05 : Ground level view of the race

1:17 : Nuvolari taking the checkered flag

1:22 Nuvolari receiving the George Vanderbilt Cup trophy.

Enjoy,

Howard Kroplick




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