Fiat #16 (1905)
Louis Chevrolet's first major race in the United States.
Mechanician: Henry Schutting
Finish Place: 10
Sep 05 2016
Paul Osika, a great collector and seller of racing and automobile photos, challenged you to identify this veteran of Vanderbilt Cup Races.
Jun 09 2014
This weekend's Mystery Foto was a real bust!
Jun 08 2013
In celebration of next month's FIAT Freakout National Convention to be held on July 18-21, 2013 in Hauppauge, all 13 FIATs that participated in the 1904, 1905, 1906 and 1909 Vanderbilt Cup Races are featured in today's post.
Jan 29 2013
One of the six exciting turns in the 1905 Vanderbilt Cup Race was the intersection of Lakeville Road and Jericho Turnpike.
Aug 28 2012
As part of the lecture series sponsored by the Roslyn Landmark Society, tonight I will be presenting an overview of the Vanderbilt Cup Races with a focus on racing in the Roslyn area.
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
Mar 07 2011
Louis Chevrolet drove in four Vanderbilt Cup Races (1905, 1908,1909 &1910), more than any other driver. These are rarely seen photos of Louis Chevrolet, whose name became and continues to be one of the most recognizable brands in American car history:
Aug 01 2010
Links to posts related to VanderbiltCupRaces.com (Updated: Febraury 1, 2012):
Jul 31 2010
Links to related posts on VanderbiltCupRaces.com (Updated: April 1, 2011):
Jun 29 2010
The Italian Team for the 1905 Vanderbilt Cup Race consisted of five Fiats. The team represented the Automobile Club of Turin and was managed by Fiat's American agents, Hollander & Tangeman. Three of the drivers were prominent Italian racers selected by Fiat; Vincenzo Lancia, Felice Nazzaro and Emanuel Cedrino. Hollander & Tangeman selected
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:
Nov 26 2009
Only four drivers particpated in half of the six Vanderbilt Cup Races held on Long Island; Herb Lytle (1904, 1905, and 1908), William Luttgen (1904, 1906,and 1908), Joe Tracy (1904, 1905, and 1906) and a driver whose name would become one of the most famous brands in American car history- Louis Chevrolet. Known for his daring, fearless and,
Jun 24 2009
Louis Chevrolet in a FIAT challenging George Heath in a Panhard during the 1905 Vanderbilt Cup Race was captured in this dramatic photo published in the French publication Les Sports Modernes in October 1905.