Died: November 10, 1910 20 Years
Slow and processional and not at all remindful of the speed that brought his young life to a tragic close was the transfer to their last resting place of the remains of Tobin DeHymel, the young auto racer whom speed on the auto track had made famous and whom speed claimed as its latest victim Saturday evening at the International Fair Grounds. Of speed and the noise of the race track there was not even a suggestion in the somber and dignified incident marking the final exit to the intrepid driver.
Jun 25 2013
Another crowd favorite to view the 1909 and 1910 Vanderbilt Cup Races was the turn of Old Country Road on to Ellison Road (Avenue) in Westbury. Check out the "Then & Now."
Dec 30 2011
One innovation of the 1908 Vanderbilt Cup Race was the first use of service racing pits in an American automobile race.The 1908 rules allowed only the driver and mechanician to work on the car. However, the rules were modified in 1910 to allow two of the pit crew to replenish water, oil
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