Tag: 1910 Wheatley Sweepstakes

  • Jul 04 2016

    Mystery Foto #27 Solved: Drivers and Mechanicians of the 1910 Vanderbilt Cup Race & Sweepstakes

    In a special Holiday Weekend Mystery Foto(s), these 13 images of drivers and mechanicians of the 1910 Vanderbilt Cup Race and Sweepstakes were from the National Automotive Collection of the Detroit Public Library.

  • Feb 16 2012

    The 1910 Wheatley Hills Sweepstakes

    For the 1910 races, three simultaneous races were planned, with the running of the Massapequa and Wheatley Hills Sweepstakes with the Vanderbilt Cup Race. Different, though, was the order in which they would run. Instead of starting the smaller Wheatley Hills cars first, the new plan called for them to start

  • Feb 14 2012

    The Only Known Existing S.P.O. Automobile

    Among the historic cars owned by Rick Rawlins of California is the only known S.P.O. automobile (Société Francaise de Petit Outillage of Clinchy, France). Rick has forwarded photos of his raceabout to compare with my one photo of a S.P.O. taken at the 1910 Wheatley Sweepstakes.

  • Apr 23 2011

    VanderbiltCupRaces.com Exclusive: The Rare 1910 Vanderbilt Cup Race Radiator Plate

    One of the most elusive pieces of Vanderbilia are the special radiator plates to signify entrants practicing for the 1910 Vanderbilt Cup Race and the associated Sweepstakes races. Although these plates were documented to exist, I believe no one had actually ever seen them...until my favorite co-author Al Velocci examined