1905 American Elimination Trial

First Elimination Trial to select five American cars to compete in the 1905 Vanderbilt Cup Race

Location: Nassau County, Long Island , New York
Date: September 23, 1905

According to the Vanderbilt Cup Race rules, America could enter a maximum of five automobiles in the 1905 race. On September 23, 1905, the American Elimination Trial was held to determine the five entries from 12 American candidates. A four-lap race totaling 113.2 miles was to be held over the new course.