White #19 (1905)
Only non-gasoline powered car to ever compete in the Vanderbilt Cup Races
Mechanician: John Hantak
Finish Place: 13
#19 White Steamer (USA) driven by Walter White. 40 HP. Finished 13th. Tire and engine problems during Lap 5 when race was called. Running without front left tire which came off at Guinea Woods Turn.
Sep 26 2015
In 1941 Peter Helck created this marvelous painting of Joe Tracy in his Locomobile battling Ferenc Szisz in a Renault at Bulls Head Turn in Greenvale during the 1905 Vanderbilt Cup Race.
Jan 20 2015
One of the most unique racers in the Vanderbilt Cup Races was the White Steamer. Built by a sewing machine and driven by Walter C. White, the son of the company's founder, the White Steamer competed in the 1905 American Elimination Trial and the 1905 Vanderbilt Cup Race.
Mar 10 2014
This week's Mystery Foto featured the only steam-powered car to race in the Vanderbilt Cup Races.
Jan 29 2013
One of the six exciting turns in the 1905 Vanderbilt Cup Race was the intersection of Lakeville Road and Jericho Turnpike.
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
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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: