Finished 20th in the 1911 Indy 500 Race
Nationality: United States
Born: December 10,1888 Ansonia, Connecticut
Died: March 18, 1920 Craney Island, Virginia 31 Years
Apr 20 2015
Mystery Foto #16 Solved Again: Ralph Beardsley’s Simplex Practicing for the 1910 Vanderbilt Cup Race
Chuck Rudy Jr. challenged you to identify this photo which he recently obtained.
Dec 23 2014
Allan Routt of Fairborn, Ohio forwarded this never-before-published photo of a Long Island Motor Parkway sign as this weekend's Mystery Foto.
Jan 30 2013
One of my favorite cars on Long Island was the 1908 Simplex Speedcar restored and owned by Walter McCarthy. Several owners and restorations later, the car was sold last summer and was documented on Wayne Carini's "Chasing Classic Cars" on the Velocity channel.
Aug 01 2010
Links to related posts on VanderbiltCupRaces.com (Updated: December 31, 2011):
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