Finished 20th in the 1911 Indy 500 Race
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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.
Jul 04 2016
In a special Holiday Weekend Mystery Foto(s), these 13 images of drivers and mechanicians of the 1910 Vanderbilt Cup Race and Sweepstakes were from the National Automotive Collection of the Detroit Public Library.
Jun 12 2013
One of the favorite locations to watch the 1909 and 1910 Vanderbilt Cup Races was the Old Country Road Turn in Hicksville. Here is a "Then & Now" of the turn and another Vanderbilt Cup Race discovery.
Oct 25 2011
Last April, VanderbiltCupRaces.com helped solve an Oldsmobile photo mystery which appeared in the Lansing State Journal. As discussed, the photo showed two Oldsmobile entrants for the 1910 Vanderbilt Cup Race displayed in front of the Downey House Hotel in Lansing, Michigan. The fascinating story of this Oldsmobile continues:
Apr 06 2011
Yesterday the Lansing State Journal published an article 'Old Oldsmobile photo leads owner on search for answers'. Barbara Wieland reported on a search for details on a vintage photo owned by an former Oldsmobile employee. After over 500 Lansing residents linked into VanderbiltCupRaces.com throughout the day, it was clear the
Aug 01 2010
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Aug 01 2010
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Jul 06 2010
A large field of 30 cars raced in the 1910 Vanderbilt Cup Race held on October 1, 1910. The race was run on the same course as in 1909- a total of 12.64 miles including 5.15 miles of the Long Island Motor Parkway. The winner needed to complete 22 laps of the course for a total of 278.08