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…
In celebration of Sunday's Father's Day, this Mystery Foto is a real softball.
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An American living in Paris, France, George Heath was the first driver to win the Vanderbilt Cup Race in a French Panhard in 1904. Heath returned to Long Island the following year and…
Most famous of all the Vanderbilt Cup racers, the victorious Locomobile of 1908 was the first American machine to win the race. Americans heralded the car for its conquest of international…