Mercedes #1 (1905)
Driven by Camille Jenatzy who broke the land speed record three times
Finish Place: 15
#1 Mercedes (Germany) driven by Camille Jenatzy, 120 HP. Finished 15th. Cracked cylinder during Lap 4. #1 Mercedes (Germany) driven by Camille Jenatzy, 120 HP. Finished 15th. Cracked cylinder during Lap 4.
Mar 02 2016
Joe Schramm has forwarded this email looking for information on Robert Graves, the owner of Mercedes racers which participated in three Vanderbilt Cup Races.
Jan 04 2016
Greg O. challenged you to solve the first Mystery Foto of 2016.
Sep 07 2015
Mystery Foto #36 Solved: The Opening Day of Mineola’s Corpus Christi School, Formerly Grave’s Garage
Bob Hoffman challenged you to identify this Long Island building.
Jun 17 2013
In celebration of Sunday's Father's Day, this Mystery Foto is a real softball.
Jan 12 2012
A Belgian race car diver, Janatzy broke the land speed record three times and was the first man to break the 100 km/hr barrier. He was nicknamed Le Diabo Rouge ("The Red Devil") for his color of his beard.
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
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: