Feb 05 2014

Herb Lytle Winning the 1908 Motor Parkway Sweepstakes

AJ Lytle has requested images of his great great grandfather Herb Lytle, who participated in more races associated with the Vanderbilt Cup Races (6) than any other driver.

AJ, here are photos of Herb Lytle winning the 1908 Motor Parkway Sweepstakes, the first race held on the Long Island Motor Parkway.


Howard Kroplick

Herb Lytle in the #P42 Isotta competing in the 1908 Motor Parkway Sweepstakes.

Passing the Jerusalem Avenue Motor Parkway Bridge in the Hempstead Palins (now Levittown).

View from the Plainview Road Motor Parkway Bridge.

Herb Lytle winning the Motor Parkway Sweepstakes, held two weeks prior to the 1908 Vanderbilt Cup Race.Driving the same Isotta, Herb Lytle finished second in that race.


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