Winner of the first Targa Florio Race in 1906
Born: May 2, 1883 Torini, Italy
Died: December 23, 1971 88 Years
Mar 15 2017
The Garden City Archives have discovered a small scrapbook of photos from the 1905 and 1906 Vanderbilt Cup Races. The scrapbook was a gift from Dorothy Peters Hubbell, whose family had direct links to the Long Island Motor Parkway and the founding of Garden City.
Dec 09 2016
This week's Driver of the Week is Italian Alessandro Cagno who drove the #12 Itala to a seventh place finish in the 1906 Vanderbilt Cup Race.
Jun 21 2016
Professor Pau Medrano Bigas, Professor of Graphic Design at the University of Barcelona, has forwarded an article on the Vanderbilt Cup Race from a December 1906 French magazine Les Sportes Modernes. Sam Berliner III has provided its English translation.
Aug 01 2010
Links to related posts on VanderbiltCupRaces.com (Updated: February 1, 2012):
Dec 30 2009
For the last post of 2009, here are the 17 cars that competed in the third Vanderbilt Cup Race held on October 6,1906. The race was won by the #10 Darracq driven by Louis Wagner. Remember to click on the photos to enlarge the image.