Winner of the first Garnd Prix Race in 1906 at Le Mans
Born: September 20, 1873 Szeghalom in Hungarian section of the Austro-Hungarian Empire
Died: 1944 France 71 Years
Dec 21 2015
This weekend's Mystery Foto documented the start of a Vanderbilt Cup racer.
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.
Nov 26 2013
Mystery Foto expert Greg Oriero submitted this week's Foto.
Oct 17 2012
The Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities (SPLIA) has forwarded this marvelous photo from their archives of the 1904 Renault Vanderbilt Cup Racer.
Aug 20 2012
The closest the Vanderbilt Cup Race courses of Long Island Island ever came to Suffolk County was the Woodbury Turn at the intersection of Woodbury Road and Jericho Turnpike.
Feb 28 2012
Jim Blanchard has forwarded an image of this spectacular Peter Helck painting.
Jan 10 2012
Another significant car at the 1988 Vanderbilt Cup Celebration was the 1906/1907 Renault "Vanderbilt Racer" owned by Ledyard Pfund of New Jersey. As noted in a 2007 Businessweek article "The World's First Production Supercar?":
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: