Kept at Museo Tazio Nuvolari in Mantova
In 1936 the Vanderbilt Cup Races returned to Long Island at the new Roosevelt Raceway built in Westbury. The 300-mile race consisted of 75 laps over the 4-mile road course. A total of 45 race cars competed on October 12, 1936.
The race was won by the Italian ace driver Tazio Nuvolari in an Alfa Romeo.This 2-minute newsreel highlights the 1936 George Vanderbilt Cup Race held at the new Roosevelt Raceway on Long Island: