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
This week's Mystery Foto features a unique Vanderbilt Cup Racer.
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Louis Chevrolet was the most famous "name" who participated in the Vanderbilt Cup Races held on Long Island. Chevrolet participated in more Vanderbilt Cup Races than any other
Victor Hemery’s 1905 Vanderbilt Cup Race winning car was one of two Darracqs in a field of 19 machines. At 80 horsepower, the Darracqs had the lowest power of all the