Other Races

  • Jun 28 2014

    VanderbiltCupRaces.com Exclusive: Rog Patterson’s Memories of the 1951 Bridgehampton Races

    Rog Patterson has forwarded these wonderful memories of the 1951 Bridgehampton Races. (5 comments)

  • Apr 29 2011

    VanderbiltCupRaces.com Forum #11- Saturday, April 30, 2011 (News, Events, Comments &  Feedback)

    Feedback and sharing of information are much appreciated on VanderbiltCupRaces.com. Today's Forum provides news, this weekend's car events (beautiful weather is predicted), an update of the clean-up of the Old Bethpage Village Restoration Motor Parkway Bridge and recent comments: (0 comments)

  • Apr 16 2011

    Midget Auto Racing at Roosevelt Raceway in 1939

    Only two major road races were ever held at the Roosevelt Raceway in Westbury- the 1936 and 1937 Vanderbilt Cup Races. As described in Joel E. Finn's book American Road Racing The 1930s, "there was no future for Roosevelt Raceway as an automobile racing facility... two strikes and out". However, this Fairchild (11 comments)

  • Apr 24 2009

    A CART Vanderbilt Cup Sighting in 2007

    As noted last week, the one and only Vanderbilt Cup was gifted by William K. Vanderbilt Jr. to the Smithsonian Institution in November 1934. The Smithsonian promised that this historic racing trophy would be prominently featured in their transportation exhibit. Unfortunately, the trophy has been in a storage closet for several (3 comments)