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7 edition of The Fairmount Park Motor Races, 1908-1911 found in the catalog.

The Fairmount Park Motor Races, 1908-1911

by Michael J. Seneca

  • 35 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by McFarland & Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Car racing,
  • Social history,
  • 20th century,
  • Philadelphia,
  • History,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Reference,
  • Automotive - History,
  • Motor Sports,
  • Fairmount Park Motor Race,
  • Automobile Racing

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8138891M
    ISBN 100786416653
    ISBN 109780786416653
    OCLC/WorldCa52520281

    FAIRMOUNT PARK MOTOR RACES, By Michael J. Seneca - Hardcover EXCELLENT. $ Free shipping. PAW Patrol: A CarryAlong Play Book (A CarryAlong Book) - Hardcover - GOOD. A book Seller Rating: % positive. This three-fold pamphlet is from the first of four Fairmount Park automobile races held between The event was organized by the Quaker City Motor Club. For this race, drivers raced for .

    Fairmount Park Racetrack is a horse racing track in Collinsville, Illinois, a part of the St. Louis metropolitan area. The track hosts Thoroughbred flat is one of three horse racing venues currently active in Illinois, and the only one outside the Chicago, Illinois metro area. The track also featured Standardbred harness racing Location: Collinsville, Illinois. The Fairmount Park Motor Races, Author: Seneca, Michael J., Published: () The motor vehicle register Published: () The motor vehicle register Published: ().

    The Fairmount Park Motor Races: – by Michael J. Seneca. You’d think that an event that drew half a million spectators in its first year stayed in people’s memory. It lasted only four years and, in telling why, this book closes a gap in the annals of motor racing . Fairmount Park is the largest municipal park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the historic name for a group of parks located throughout the city. Fairmount Park consists of two park sections named East Park and West Park, divided by the Schuylkill River, with the two sections together totalling 2, acres ( ha). Management of Fairmount Park and the entire citywide park Architect: Robert Morris Copeland; Olmsted & Vaux et al.


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For four years, early in the 20th century, the Fairmount Park Motor Races were run on course in Philadelphia's West Fairmount Park, drawing half a million spectators the first year. Opening with a look at automobile racing prior tothis book covers the events leading up to the first race.

Book Overview For four years, early in the 20th century, the Fairmount Park Motor Races were run on course in Philadelphia's West Fairmount Park, drawing half a million spectators the first year.

Opening with a look at automobile racing prior tothis book covers the events leading up to the first race. by Michael J. Seneca, hard cover book. pages, 65 pictures. For four years, tothe Fairmount Park Motor Races were run on an eight-mile course in Philadelphia's West Fairmount Park.

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Seneca (McFarland &. Indeed, the Fairmount Park Motor Races held in Philadelphia from to were huge events during those years. Yet, rarely does one see even passing mention, let alone in-depth coverage, of Written: Daily Racing Form Historical Online Archive.

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Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Fairmount Park Motor Races, at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5. This three-fold pamphlet is from the first of four Fairmount Park automobile races held between The event was organized by the Quaker City Motor Club.

For this race, drivers raced for the Founders' Week Cup. The first place winner was Robertson. Fairmount Park Plans Announced This attached article (FairmountPark) was published in the Aug Indianapolis Star and is about the intentions of the Philadelphia's Quaker City Motor Club's.

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Live Race Replays The excitement and fun of Fairmount Park is available at your fingertips. Live streaming and race replay packages are available at !. Two years later, sanctioned road races began in Philadelphia on a course that wound through Fairmount Park.

"Wild Bill" Cummings winning a miler at Langhorne, Septem In the years that followed, auto racing spread to horse-racing tracks throughout the Commonwealth, for the speed and danger of men racing .The Chadwick was, of course, a local car made in Pottstown and did very well in races and hill climbs such as Giants’ Despair, Dead Horse Hill, Algonquin and many others.

As TOM readers are aware, Chadwick was the winner of the Fairmount Park race .From tothe club organized a two-hundred-mile race on an eight-mile course through Fairmount Park for American-manufactured automobiles with stock chassis. (National Automotive History Collection, Detroit Public Library) Drivers from Greater Philadelphia garnered national acclaim for their racing .