1909 Massapequa Sweepstakes

Joe Matson Wins in a Chalmers-Detroit.

Location: Nassau County, New York
Date: October 30, 1909

During the 1909 Vanderbilt Cup Race, two other sweepstakes races (the Massapequa Sweepstakes and the Wheatley Hills Sweepstakes ) were run simultaneously for commercially available stock cars. The Massapequa Sweepstakes had six entrants for the smallest stock cars with engines 161 to 230 cubic inches. The winner received a prize of $1,000.