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
59th Annual Garden City Easter Parade This Sunday.
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George Robertson was the first American to win a Vanderbilt Cup Race. He drove "old 16" Locmobile to victory in the 1908 Vanderbilt Cup Race, the first race to be held on the Long
#11 Christie (USA) driven by Walter Christie, 60 HP. Finished 17th. Collided with Lancia who was on Lap 8 pulling out of the Michelin tire station on IU Willets Road in Albertson