The third Vanderbilt Cup Race is considered the most competitive in the series featuring 17 cars from France, USA, Germany and Italy. The filed included several of best European
New Series Long Island Automobile Manufacturers & Body Builders #1:Bell & Post Motors of Farmingdale
With the advent of the automobile in the early 20th century, Long Island was not only the location for the first international road race in the Unite States but the home for several of the first automobile manufacturers and coachbuilders.
- Jan 31 Saturday Request: Information on the Christie Racers from Barney Oldfield’s Great-Great -Nephew
- Jan 30 Mystery Friday Foto #5: Can You Identify These Two Vanderbilt Cup Race Drivers?
- Jan 29 Walt Gosden Article:“Going 114 MPH on the Motor Parkway in a Model S Mercedes in 1928”
- Jan 27 Concept Cars That Never Made It Part I
Born in Belgium, Arthur Duray spent most of his life in France. He established a world's kilometer record of 143.9 miles per hour at Ostend with a 300 -hp Fiat
#18 Lorraine-Dietrich (France) driven by Arthur Duray, 120 HP. Finished 3rd, only 16 seconds behind Lancia. Averaged 60.7 mph