On September 10, 1908, the AAA Race Commission announced plans to christen the Motor Parkway with an event called, “The Long Island Motor Parkway Sweepstakes.” Five concurrent…
Going west to east, the tenth Motor Parkway toll collection structure was the Massapequa Lodge in Plainedge.
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- Dec 06 Video of the Week: Italian Film “Nuvolari Wins the 1936 Vanderbilt Cup Race at Roosevelt Field”
Tazio Giorgio Nuvolari was and Italian motorcycle and race car driver known as "Il Mantovanao Volante (The Flying Mantuan). Dr. Ferdinand Porsche called Nuvolari "the greatest driver…
Victor Hemery’s 1905 Vanderbilt Cup Race winning car was one of two Darracqs in a field of 19 machines. At 80 horsepower, the Darracqs had the lowest power of all the European…