Tag: Kirk Gibson
The Simeone Museum has announced that they have received a landmark gift- Kirk Gibson's 1907 Renault "Vanderbilt Racer."
Last May,VanderbiltCupRaces.com reviewed the special 1907 Renault Vanderbilt Racers that were built for William K. Vanderbilt, Jr. and his friends. I noted that of the 11 cars that were built in 1907, five are known to exist today. Today's challenge: Post photos of these racers.
The first Grand Prix was held on a 60-mile course near LeMans, France over a two-day period in June 1906. The winner was Ferenc Szisz in a new Renault Type AK powered by a large 13-liter, four-cylinder drive with a shaft drive. William K. Vanderbilt Jr. was so impressed with the