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…
Hear the Black Beast Roar on Sunday & Upcoming Long Island Automotive Events (Updated: May 24, 2013)
Details and flyers on upcoming Long Island automotive events through May 2013.
- May 23 Mystery Foto Friday #17: Identify This Future Location of the Long Island Motor Parkway
- May 22 Alco Black Beast to Return to the Wounded Warrior Car Show & Klingberg Vintage Motorcar Festival
- May 21 Long Island Motor Parkway Preservation Society Meeting & Presentation “Deadman’s Curve”, Bethpage
- May 20 Mystery Foto Friday #16 Solved: A 2013 Photo of a Model of Old 16 Locomobile
Harry Grant was the only driver of the Alco Black Beast. Along with Frank Lee as his mechanician, Grant won the 1909 and 1910 Vanderbilt Cup Races.
#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 and…