1912 Vanderbilt Cup Race
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This is a racing profile of the driver who participated in a record five Vanderbilt Cup Races from 1909 to 1914- Spencer Wishart.
Hemmings Daily has posted an article on this weekend's Milwaukee celebration of the 1912 Vanderbilt Cup Race.
In 1917, three of the most famous daredevil drivers were veterans of the Vanderbilt Cup Races; Barney Oldfield (1914 & 1915), Louis Chevrolet (1905, 1908, 1909,& 1910) and Ralph De Palma (1911,1912, 1914 & 1915). On August 17, 1917, over 40,000 spectators came to Sheepshead Bay Track in Brooklyn to… (5 comments)
Just in time for its 100th anniversary, race historian Joel E. Finn has written a wonderful book on the 1912 Vanderbilt Cup Race and 1912 Grand Prix held in Milwaukee. (3 comments)
David Greenlees' Oldmotor.com website has posted this photo taken prior to the 1936 Vanderbilt Cup Race. I believe it may be the only image of three Vanderbilt Cup Race winners together.
Hemmings Blog reported today that the Harry A. Miller Club will recognize the 1912 Vanderbilt Cup Race held in Milwaukee at their 2012 annual meet:
The stock market may be going down, but the market for Vanderbilia appears to be heading up. Last week a 1912 Vanderbilt Cup Race pennant from the Milwaukee race sold for $5,209. This was a record Ebay price for any Vanderbilt Cup Race memorabilia.
John B.Haydon has just written a 32-page booklet on the road races on his hometown entitled "Historic Road Racing in Milwaukee: The 1912 Vanderbilt Cup, Grand Prizer and Related Road Races". This excellent summary includes several photos and memorabilia from my collection including the pennant on the above cover.