Tag: 1951 Tow-car


  • Dec 14 2015

    Mystery Fotos #50 Solved: Old 16 and The Beast in Bridgehampton (1951-1952)

    This weekend's Mystery Fotos featured two unique vehicles that were photographed at the same location.

  • Sep 01 2014

    Mystery Foto #83 Revealed: Russ Case was the Original Owner of “The Beast”

    Harry Reynolds of Sarasota, Florida and Richard Hodges of the U.K. challenged you to identify the original owner of "The Beast" which was used as a tow-car at the 1951 Bridgehampton Races.

  • Jul 22 2009

    Grand Prix Motors Mystery Solved!

    Last week we had a lively discussion concerning the futuristic "Grand Prix Motors" tow-car hauling its Effyh midget race car through the streets of Bridgehampton in 1951. I believe the mystery of who owned these cars has been solved.

  • Jul 16 2009

    In Search of “Grand Prix Motors” and Its Amazing Tow-Car

    I love a good racing mystery...especially one that is not easily solved by a Google Search. To recap, last Tuesday, I posted a film of the 1951 Bridgehampton Cup Race. What captured the attention of many viewers was the unique custom tow-truck hauling a racer at the 9-second mark of

  • Jul 15 2009

    The Racer on the Trailer at Bridgehampton in 1951

    Monday's post of the film of 1951 Bridgehampton Races continues to generate comments and questions on multiple racing history boards througout the Internet. As discussed on Tuesday's post, especially intriguing is the the 9-second mark of the film where a futuristic custom-tow-car is hauling a race car in Bridgehamptom. Today, let's

  • Jul 15 2009

    The Futuristic Tow-Car at the 1951 Bridgehampton Races

    Yesterday's post of the film documenting the 1951 Bridgehamptom Cup Race resulted in a record Tuesday viewership of VanderbiltCupRaces.com. But, the talk of the Yahoo Racing History Group and Jalopyjournal.com boards was the futuristic tow-car that appeared at the 9-second mark of the film.

  • Jul 14 2009

    VanderbiltCupRaces.com Exclusive: Film “The Bridgehampton Cup Race June 9, 1951”

    In a VanderbiltCupRaces.com exclusive, this three-minute film documents the Third Annual Bridgehampton Races held on June 9,1951. This rare 16-mm film was provided by Walter McCarthy and the Long Island Old Car Club and has not been shown in over 25 years.