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1908 Motor Parkway Sweepstakes

A Simplex team driver out for a practice run before the start of the Motor Parkway Sweepstakes. This stock car race was held two weeks before the Vanderbilt Cup race to test out the course, timing equipment and crowd control for the the big race to follow. The Simplex was a big, double-chain drive 600…

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Three Famous Veterans

George Robertson on the left, Ralph DePalma in the center and Ralph Mulford on the right are shown at the 1936 Vanderbilt Cup race on Long Island. The car is a 1914 Mercer Raceabout which evidently was owned by Socony in the thirties. We have seen it here on these pages before in a PR…

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An Automotive Mona Lisa

Old 16, as she is known, is a 1906 Locomobile and is without a doubt the most famous American racing car ever. It was one of a pair of racers Locomobile built that year and is shown above with Joe Tracy who drove it in the 1906 Vanderbilt Cup race. One of the two cars set the…

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