Darracq #6 (1905)
One of two Darracqs in the 1905 Vanderbilt Cup Race
Finish Place: 16
Sep 07 2016
Michel Marc of France has forwarded a photo of a gift that was given to Louis Wagner by his friends at the Darracq Factory. It currently resides in the home of one of Louis Wagner's heirs.
Aug 19 2016
For over 20 years, artist Peter Helck was a close friend of Louis Wagner, the winner of the 1906 Vanderbilt Cup Race. This friendship was marked a multitude of correspondence between France and the USA, including artwork from Helck and photos from Wagner.
Dec 15 2011
Born on February 5, 1882 in Pre-Saint-Gervais, France, Louis Wagner had a distinguished racing career lasting 24 years. His greatest victories were the 1906 Vanderbilt Cup Race with a 80-hp Darracq and the 1908 American Grand Prize with a 120-hp Fiat.
Sep 01 2011
The First William K. Vanderbilt, Jr., Cup Race held in 1904 was an immediate success among the public and supporters of automobile racing. America had finally created a major road race that attracted great drivers and cars from around the world. Newspapers and automobile trade journals helped to build
Dec 10 2010
Photos of the exciting finishes of the six Vanderbilt Cup Races held on Long Island:
Aug 01 2010
Links to posts related to VanderbiltCupRaces.com (Updated: Febraury 1, 2012):
Dec 19 2009
These 19 cars competed in the second Vanderbilt Cup Race held on October 14, 1905 won by the #18 Darracq driven by Victor Hemery. Remember to click on the photos to enlarge the image: