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
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William Luttgen participated in four Vanderbilt Cup Races, three as a driver (1904, 1906, and 1908) and one as a mechanician (1905). According to the magazine Antique Automobile,
Most famous of all the Vanderbilt Cup racers, the victorious Locomobile of 1908 was the first American machine to win the race. Americans heralded the car for its conquest of