Seen before, but a new print was obtained, noting Indiana.
Relative Montague “Monty” Roberts, a well-known race car driver, was the driver of the team when it started in Times Square, NY. With only minor intervals so he could rest, he was the sole driver to Wyoming during a very rough 1908 winter. He had to give up the wheel (The Thomas Flyer was inContinue reading “Here’s the Great Race Again…(referenced five other times on this blog)”
The Great Race. NY to Paris 1908 See post of family member Montague Roberts here. Or Monty’s obit HERE. From Automobile Quarterly Summer 1962 Above is from the publication below c. DAG
1908 Ad with letter from George Schuster with Monty Roberts at the wheel DAG This may help to clear any inconsistencies. Click Here: For Among the many Monty Roberts posts at the DAG Driving was a “team” effort in 1908 Below: George is standing next to Uncle Sam (Monty is second from right)
Monty Henry Roberts information seems to increase exponentially as the Internet matures–some not totally accurate. Monty was the original driver of the only American entry in the famous 1908 New York to Paris race when it left Times Square in NY City on February 12, 1908. Mr. Roberts had quite a reputation as a racecarContinue reading “Montague Henry Roberts – New York to Paris 1908”
C. 2008 The Great Auto Race Film Co. Alberta CN. Thomas Flyer at the New York to Paris Race of 1908. Here you’ll find photos of family ancestor Montague Roberts, who was the driver at the start (in Times Square, New York City). He had to leave at Wyoming however as he honored his commitment to driveContinue reading “Race Car Driver Monty Roberts Obituary NY Times 1957”