Tag: 1908 Fairmont Park Motor Race

  • Mar 23 2009

    1908 Locomobile Trophy Purchased for $128,700

    Two weeks before the 1908 Vanderbilt Cup Race, driver George Robertson won the 200-mile Fairmont Park Motor Race with Irving Morse's 40 HP Locomobile. Robertson was rewarded with $2,500 while Morse (related to the Samuel "Morse Code" Morse) received a 31-pound, 3-foot sterling silver trophy "The Founder's Week Cup". On Sunday, this magnificent

  • Jun 23 2008

    Driver Profile: George Robertson Updated 2/28/2016)

    A profile of the first American driver to win the Vanderbilt Cup Race in an American car.