Tag: 1900 Newport Races
The first major race in which William K. Vanderbilt Jr. competed was held in September 1900 in Newport, Rhode Island. It was also at this race where the first William K.Vanderbilt Jr. cup was given to a winner of an automobile race...four years before the Long Island Vanderbilt Cup
From 1900 to 1905, William K. Vanderbilt , Jr was a pioneering race car driver, competing succesfully in the United States and Europe. Willie's K's racing career and his racing cars will be documented in a new VanderbiltCupRaces.com series "Willie K.'s Cars".