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More Early Brighton Beach Racing Photos

Just recently we posted photos and information from Frank Rifenberg whose Grandfather was a riding mechanic in one of the 1907 Brighton Beach 24 hour races. Today we have this photo courtesy of John Kelm who has shared with us many other early images. This photo is taken at about the same time, circa 1907-1908 and has two…

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Peter Helck – 1909 Brighton Beach Race

1909 Brighton: The Winning Simplex. A painting from Peter Helck’s book Great Auto Races showing George Robertson and Al Poole on the way to winning the July 1909 Brighton Beach 24 hour race. Courtesy of the Helck family who have created the Artists webpage.

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May 13-14 Brighton Beach 24 Hour Race

A pair of images from the May 1910 Brighton Beach 24 hour event which we have covered earlier, this time showing action in the pits. Above is the Buick pit which back in the time sometimes referred to as the camp, because that is what it actually was, a place were the crew camped out. Note…

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Brighton Beach May 1910….Simplex Wins Again

As the 1910 season opened, racing was back on at Brighton Beach with the first 24 hour grind being run on May 13-14. Again the race started at 9 pm with a full field of cars including DePalma in a Fiat, Disbrow in a Rainier, the Chevrolet Brothers and Burman in Buicks and Mulford in…

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A Stearns 30-60

The Stearns was an exceptional early car that was manufactured in Cleveland thru 1911 at which point it then became the Stearns-Knight equipped with sleeve-valves. This is the mid-sized model and the 30-60 designation was the HP it produced on one or both of its carburetors two barrels fully open. The 30-60 was produced from…

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