Became Chief Steward of the Indy 500.
Nationality: United States
Born: July 6, 1888 Indianapolis, Indiana
Died: July 8, 1952 New Augusta, Indianpolis
Nov 05 2016
The fourth post from the John E. Roosevelt Family Album features photos of the 1909 Vanderbilt Cup Races taken at the Masspaequa-Hicksville Turn in Plainedge.
Aug 10 2016
I am pleased to announce that the Bayport Heritage Association and the Suffolk County Parks Department have provided over 100 photos from the John E. Roosevelt Family Photo Album to be posted on VanderbiltCupRaces.com.
Nov 23 2015
The weekend has passed, so it is time to reveal answers to the Mystery Friday Foto!
Jan 08 2011
The decision of the Indianapolis Speedway to hold one major 500-mile race in 1911 with an unheard purse of $25,100 (equal to $571,000 today) attracted the best racing teams and drivers. Not surprisingly, many of the drivers who participated in the Vanderbilt Cup Races and its associated races also drove in the Inaugural
Aug 01 2010
Links to related posts on VanderbiltCupRaces.com (Updated: January 31, 2012):
May 15 2009
In celebration of the Indianapolis 500 Race on Memorial Day, this film shows the first Indy 500 Race held on May 30, 1911. Highlights include: