Albert Campbell

Driver of the only Vanderbilt Cup Race car that did not have a number

Nationality: United States
Born: Unknown
Died: Unknown


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  • Jul 27 2016

    Translation: October 1904 La Stampa Sportiva: The Vanderbilt Cup

    Professor Pau Medrano Bigas, Professor of Graphic Design at the University of Barcelona, has forwarded several articles on William K. Vanderbilt Jr. and the Vanderbilt Cup Races from the Italian magazine La Stampa Sportiva published from 1902 to 1910.

  • Jan 29 2013

    Then & Now: New Hyde Park Turn

    One of the six exciting turns in the 1905 Vanderbilt Cup Race was the intersection of Lakeville Road and Jericho Turnpike.

  • Aug 16 2012

    Presentation:“The Incredible Vanderbilt Cup Races of Long Island: Racing on Roslyn Roads”, Roslyn NY

    As part of the lecture series sponsored by the Roslyn Landmark Society, Howard Kroplick will be presenting an overview of the Vanderbilt Cup Races with a focus on racing in the Roslyn area.

  • Dec 12 2011

    Starting Lineup: The 1904 Vanderbilt Cup Race

    Eighteen racers participated in the first Vanderbilt Cup Race held on October 8, 1904. Photos of 17 of the 18 entrants at the Westbury starting line on Jericho Turnpike are shown here for the first time. The #10 Fiat arrived late at the starting line and began with a running start.

  • Aug 01 2010

    Archives: 1905 Vanderbilt Cup Race

    Links to posts related to VanderbiltCupRaces.com (Updated: Febraury 1, 2012):

  • Aug 01 2010

    Archives: 1904 Vanderbilt Cup Race

    Links to posts related to the 1904 Vanderbilt Cup Race (Updated: December 31, 2011):

  • Dec 19 2009

    Starting Lineup: The 1905 Vanderbilt Cup Race

    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:

  • Oct 21 2009

    The “X” Mercedes Comes to Roslyn for the 1905 Race

    Only one of the 116 cars that participated in the six Long Island Vanderbilt Cup Races did not have a number...the "X" Mercedes driven by Al Campbell in the 1905 Vanderbilt Cup Race. Campbell used the "X" instead of the unlucky 13 which he had drawn as the number and starting position

  • May 05 2009

    The “X” Mercedes Racer in the 1905 Vanderbilt Cup Race

    A total of 116 cars participated in the Vanderbilt Cup Races of Long Island from 1904 to 1910. Only one car raced without a number- the "X" Mercedes driven by American Al Campbell during the 1905 Vanderbilt Cup Race. As seen in this photo, the "X" car is making the "New Hyde Park Turn"

  • Mar 04 2008

    Film “1904 Vanderbilt Cup Race”

    In one of the earliest sports films ever made, the 1904 Vanderbilt Cup Race action was captured by cameramen G.W. Bitzer and A.E. Weed of the American Mutoscope & Biograph Company in Westbury and Plainedge.