Tag: Abbott Detroit


  • Apr 24 2013

    1910 Massapequa Sweepstakes Racer #53 Abbott Detroit Found In Sweden

    Derek W. (Ottawa, Ontario): "I came across your wonderful site while looking for photos of my father- in- law's 1910 Abbott Detroit that was driven by Mortimer Roberts in the 1910 Massapequa Sweepstakes. The car is currently in Sweden. Do you have any photos of the car? "

  • Dec 21 2012

    Race Profile: The 1910 Massapequa Sweepstakes

    For the 1910 races, three simultaneous races were held, with the running of the Massapequa and Wheatley Hills Sweepstakes with the Vanderbilt Cup Race.

  • Apr 28 2011

    Starting Lineup: The 6 Cars of the 1910 Massapequa Sweepstakes

    During the 1910 Vanderbilt Cup Race, two other sweepstakes races were run simultaneously for commercially available stock cars. The Massapequa Sweepstakes had six entrants for the smallest stock cars who competed for 10 laps over 126.4 miles. Here are images and information on the two Coles, three Abbott-Detroits and one Lancia that competed:

  • Apr 23 2011

    VanderbiltCupRaces.com Exclusive: The Rare 1910 Vanderbilt Cup Race Radiator Plate

    One of the most elusive pieces of Vanderbilia are the special radiator plates to signify entrants practicing for the 1910 Vanderbilt Cup Race and the associated Sweepstakes races. Although these plates were documented to exist, I believe no one had actually ever seen them...until my favorite co-author Al Velocci examined