Starting Lineups


  • Feb 25 2015

    Starting Lineup: The 1911 Vanderbilt Cup Race, Savannah, Georgia

    For the first Vanderbilt Cup Race held outside of Long Island, a total of 14 entries raced on a 17.1 mile road course in Savannah and Effingham on November 27, 1911. (1 comments)


  • Oct 22 2014

    Starting Lineup: The 1915 Vanderbilt Cup Race in San Francisco, California Updated: 10/10/2016

    The 1915 Vanderbilt Cup Race was held in conjunction with the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco, California. (1 comments)


  • Oct 15 2014

    Starting Lineup: The 1912 Vanderbilt Cup Race Held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Only eight race cars participated in the Vanderbilt Cup Race held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on October 2, 1912. (2 comments)


  • Nov 30 2011

    Archives: Starting Lineups

    Below are related links to Starting Lineups on VanderbiltCupRaces.com (Updated: February 16, 2012): (0 comments)


  • 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: (0 comments)


  • Dec 30 2010

    VanderbiltCupRaces.com Exclusive: Starting Lineup for the 1936 Vanderbilt Cup Race

    In 1936 the Vanderbilt Cup Races returned to Long Island at the new Roosevelt Raceway built in Westbury. The 300-mile race consisted of 75 laps over the 4-mile road course. A total of 45 race cars competed on October 12, 1936. For the first time, images of 34 of the starters for the 1936 George Vanderbilt Cup (15 comments)


  • Nov 25 2010

    Starting Lineup- The 6 “J” Cars of the 1908 Jericho Sweepstakes

    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 stock car races were scheduled for October 10, 1908. The idea was to create an opportunity to test the new course, timing systems, and crowd control for (0 comments)


  • Jul 28 2010

    Starting Lineup - The 1908 Meadow Brook Sweepstakes

    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 stock car races were scheduled for October 10, 1908. The idea was to create an opportunity to test the new course, timing systems, and crowd control for (0 comments)


  • Jul 06 2010

    Starting Lineup: The 1910 Vanderbilt Cup Race

    A large field of 30 cars raced in the 1910 Vanderbilt Cup Race held on October 1, 1910. The race was run on the same course as in 1909- a total of 12.64 miles including 5.15 miles of the Long Island Motor Parkway. The winner needed to complete 22 laps of the course for a total of 278.08 (0 comments)


  • Apr 24 2010

    Starting Lineup: The 1909 Vanderbilt Cup Race

    Fifteen cars raced in the 1909 Vanderbilt Cup Race held on October 30, 1909. The #2 American Underslung Roadster did not start due to a broken crankshaft. The race was run on a 12.64 mile course including 5.15 miles of the Long Island Motor Parkway. The winner needed to complete 22 laps of the course for a (0 comments)




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