Jun 18 2010

Update of Local Automotive Events and Mystery Photo #3


This is is a comprehensive listing of spring and summer automotive events scheduled to be held in the Long Island area over the next six months.Updated: June 19, 2010.





 

Mystery Photo #3: Identify this Vanderbilt Cup racer. Hint: It may be the only car that ran in the Vanderbilt Cup Races with a license plate. Place your answer in the Blog Comments section.



 

June 20, 2010 Update: As correctly identified by Jean-Yves L. of France, the car in the mystery photo is the #30 Royal Tourist that raced in the 1910 Vanderbilt Cup Race with Robert Jardine in the driver's seat. Check out the matching license plate seen when the Royal Tourist was at a pit stop. The photo was submitted by Royal Tourist owner Evan Price from the collection of Walter McCarthy.


June 2010

Sunday, June 27, 2010

-Gold Coast Cruisers Car Show By the Water, Morgan Park, Glen Cove


Wednesday, June 30, 2010

-The Alco "Black Beast will be parked outside the Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd St., NYC, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM for "Speakeasy" night. The museum's exhibitions including "Cars, Culture and the City" will stay open late and cocktails and music from the Prohibition Era will be offered.


July 2010

Saturday, July 10, 2010

-St. Joseph's Church First Annual Car Show, 59 Church Street, Kings Park


Sunday, July 11, 2010

-The Show at Castle Gould* Presented by New York AutoFest,Sands Point Preserve, 127 Middleneck Road. 8:00 AM- 5:00 PM

-American Airpower Museum Corvette Show, Republic Airport, 1230 New Highway, Farmingdale



Sunday, July 18, 2010

- Port Jefferson Hill Climb*, Port Jefferson, Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the 1910 Hill Climb. "Black Beast" will be appearing in the morning.

-New York AutoFest 3*, Hicksville. To benefit St. Paul the Apostle Knights of Columbus Council 6802.8:00 AM- 5:00 PM. "Black Beast" will be appearing in the afternoon.

-Syosset Ford Thunderbird/Ford Show, 240 Jericho Turnpike, Syosset



Saturday, July 24, 2010

-Demonstration Day "Le Mans in the 1930s", Simeone Museum, Philadelphia, PA, Noon to 1:20 PM


Sunday, July 25, 2010

-Vanderbilt Auto Show, "Celebrating the American Automobile Through the Decades", Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport, Presented by Long Island Vettes, Inc. 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM



August 2010

Sunday, August 1, 2010

-Bald Hill New York AutoFest , Bald Hill, Farmingville. To benefit Nassau County Sheriff Officers Widow's and Children's Fund. 8:00 AM- 4:00 PM

-Flowerfield Summer Car Show and Swap Meet, 199 Mills Pond Road, St. James, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Sunday, August 8, 2010

-Third Annual Vanderbilt Centennial Meet-Roosevelt Field*, East Garden City.



Sunday, August 15, 2010

- Nassau County Executive's 1st Annual Cruise to the Show Parade & Car Show*, 9:00 AM Cruise south on Washington Avenue and East on Stewart Avenue toward Eisenhower Park in East Meadow. 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Car Show at Eisenhower Park



Friday, August 20, 2010

Art Night Schenectady, The "Black Beast" returns to the headquarters of the American Locomobile Company, 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM.


Saturday, August 21, 2010

-ATA British Motorfest* ,Saratoga Automobile Museum, Saratoga, NY, Presented by the Adirondack Triumph Association, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

-Mount Equinox Hill Climb, Manchester, Vermont


Sunday, August 22, 2010

-30th Annual Vanderbilt Invitational Concours, Suffolk Conty Vanderbilt Museum, Centerport

-Mount Equinox Hill Climb, Manchester, Vermont



Saturday, August 28, 2010

-Demonstration Day "Bentley Boys", Simeone Museum, Philadelphia, PA, Noon to 1:20 PM


September 2010

Sunday, September 12, 2010

-The LI Moose Classic Car Club's 10th Anniversary Show*, Mattituck. To benefit the Loyal Order of Moose, Lodge, #1742.

-L.I. Cruizin' for a Cure 2010, Capital One Bank, 275 Broadhollow Road, Melville, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

-Sagamore Hill Car Show, Horseless Carriage Club, contact Ed Labounty at 1-631-751-6173

-Tappan Beach Volunteer Fireman's Car Show



Saturday, September 25, 2010

-Demonstration Day "Bugatti Day", Simeone Museum, Philadelphia, PA, Noon to 1:20 PM


Sunday, September 26, 2010

-Great Neck Autofest*, Great Neck Plaza


October 2010

Sunday, October 3, 2010

-Peconic Bay Region AACA Hallockville Farm Meet



Saturday, October 23, 2010

-7th Annual Vanderbilt Centennial Celebration- Day 1:Street Rods, Modified, Custom, MotorcyclesCradle of Aviation, Charles Lindbergh Boulevard, Garden City, Presented by the Long Island Sound Region of CCCA, 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Contact Jim Barnes 1-917-681-4274 and Guy Frost (Time Trial Demonstrations) 1-516-621-2745. Vendors welcome, contact Seamus Keane at COA 516-572-4111.

-Demonstration Day "Nurburging", Simeone Museum, Philadelphia, PA, Noon to 1:20 PM


Sunday, October 24, 2010

-7th Annual Vanderbilt Centennial Celebration- Day 2: Vintage, Classic and Pre-War Trucks, Fire Trucks and Police Cars, Cradle of Aviation, Charles Lindbergh Boulevard, Garden City, Presented by the Long Island Sound Region of CCCA, 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Contact Jim Barnes 1-917-681-4274 and Guy Frost (Time Trial Demonstrations) 1-516-621-2745. Vendors welcome, contact Seamus Keane at COA 516-572-4111.



Exhibits

-Ongoing until August 8, 2010, Exhibition "Cars, Culture and the City", Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd St.


Riverhead Raceway 2010 Schedule


Long Island Cruise Nights



The Alco "Black Beast" will be apearing at those shows marked with a *. Please recommend any other Long Island automobile events in the Comments section below or sending an email to Howard@Kroplick.com .




Comments

Jun 19 2010 Jean-Yves L. 6:37 PM

1910 Vanderbilt Cup the Royal #30 of P.H. Jardine…

Jun 20 2010 Howard Kroplick 9:45 AM

Hi Jean-Yves:

Congrats! France wins again!

Please send your mailing address to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) and I will send you signed copies of “Vanderbilt Cup Races of Long Island” and The Long Island Motor Parkway”.

http://www.vanderbiltcupraces.com/index.php/books/


Enjoy,

Howard

Jun 20 2010 AJ Swenson 12:38 PM

...the date of this event is the 30th, not the 13th .....

Sunday, August 22, 2010

-13th Annual Vanderbilt Invitational Concours, Suffolk Conty Vanderbilt Museum, Centerport

Jun 27 2010 Howard Kroplick 1:21 PM

From Jean-Yves:

I have just received your books today…
What a pleasant surprise to find a reproduction of the 1905 Cup program! A quick overlook shows that already at the time the advertising took a lot of space! wink


Many thanks.

Jean-Yves

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