May 15 2009

The Great Tazio Nuvolari in the 1936 Vanderbilt Cup Race

In 1936 the Vanderbilt Cup Races returned to Long Island with the new Roosevelt Raceway built in Westbury.The winner of the race was the great Italian driver Tazio Nuvolari in #8 Alfa-Romeo. His victory was captured in this exciting newsreel.


Jun 30 2009 Huntley Perry 4:42 PM

Who was the driver of the #9 car in the 1936 Vanderbilt Cup Race? This may be the same car in the cover photo of Automobile Racing, Fifth Edition, by Ray F. Kuns.

Sep 20 2009 Howard Kroplick 2:40 PM


It was Anthony Brivio in an Alfa-Romeo which finished third:


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