Pope-Toledo #6 (1904)
Highest finish for an American car in 1904 race.
Mechanician: Charles Soules
Finish Place: 3
Average Speed: 40
Jul 16 2013
The 1904 Vanderbilt Cup Race consisted of ten laps of the 30-mile course with controls in Hicksville and Hempstead.
Feb 13 2013
Walt Gosden, Village Historian of Floral Park, has provided these photos from the village archives. The race photos were taken from the Creedmoor Branch Railroad Bridge over Jericho Turnpike.
Aug 14 2012
The CSI (Cup Scene Investigation) Team of VanderbiltCupRaces.com has been asked to estimate the number of people who actually attended the six Vanderbilt Cup Races held on Long Island. First up, the 1904 Vanderbilt Cup Race held on a 30.24-mile triangular course in Nassau County and Queens.
Apr 04 2012
Richard Althaus, President, Hicksville Gregory Museum: "I am interested to know if you have any info especially photos in regards to Hicksville in your collection. Mainly the 1904 race, where they had to traverse the railroad in Hicksville, not far from the station. Any info you have would be appreciated."
Aug 01 2010
Links to posts related to the 1904 Vanderbilt Cup Race (Updated: December 31, 2011):
Apr 03 2010
Dick, it would be my pleasure and honor! Herb Lytle participated in more races associated with the Vanderbilt Cup Races than any other driver. As a result, I have over 50 quality images of Herb Lytle. Here are some of my favorites:
Dec 05 2009
The course for the first Vanderbilt Cup Race in 1904 covered 30.24 miles of public roads in the center of Long Island. This 10-minute film documents the course using some of my favorite photos and clips from the American Biograph & Mutoscope film of the race.