1908 Vanderbilt Cup Race


  • Jan 24 2009

    The Beautiful 1908 Vanderbilt Cup Race Poster

    For the 1908 Vanderbilt Cup Race, William K. Vanderbilt, Jr. commissioned a poster to publicize the race. The watercolor was painted by Jean de Paleologue who used the pseudonyn PAL. His PAL signature can be seen to the right of the front tire. (1 comments)


  • Oct 23 2008

    Highlights of the Vanderbilt Cup Race Centennial Celebrations

    Over the last two weeks, there have been several wonderful centennial celebrations for the historic Long Island Motor Parkway and the 1908 Vanderbilt Cup Race. Here are highlights: (0 comments)


  • Aug 11 2008

    The Locomobile Paperweight Cup and Radiator Mascot

    In celebration of their victory in the 1908 Vanderbilt Cup Race, Locomobile offered miniature versions of the cup; a radiator mascot for $2.25 and a paperweight for $1.50.It was reported that Locomobile also provided special silver versions of the cup to the driving team and executives at the November 9, 1908 celebration in Bridgeport, (0 comments)


  • Jun 23 2008

    Driver Profile: George Robertson Updated 2/28/2016)

    A profile of the first American driver to win the Vanderbilt Cup Race in an American car. (2 comments)


  • Apr 16 2008

    Calling All Vanderbilt Cup Race Families

    VanderbiltCupRaces.com has heard from several relatives of participants in the Vanderbilt Cup Races including George Robertson, Frank Lee, Al Poole and Harry Grant. If your relative participated in the Vanderbilt Cup Races as a driver or mechanician, leave a post or contact us and I will send you complimentary (23 comments)




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