Category Archives: Harry Harkness Auto Racing

Harry Harkness On His Record Trip From Boston To New York Slashed by Two Complete Hours on Monday

HARKNESS THE LATEST Record Between Boston and New York Slashed by Two Complete Hours on Monday – Motor Age Chicago New York, June 1904 21—Harry S. Harkness, of this city, who has won fame as a track racer and as … Continue reading

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WHEN the big Mercedes car ran away

Harry S. Harkness WHEN the big Mercedes car ran away from everything at the Brighton Beach track two weeks ago, the question on everybody’s lips was “Who’s Harkness?” That he was a chauffeur of undeniable nerve and skill, everyone who … Continue reading

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Steinway & Mercedes: What is the Connection?

One of the more intriguing chapters in Steinway history involves the company’s brief foray into the auto industry.  In 1888, when William Steinway was traveling in Europe, he chanced to hear that Gottlieb Daimler of Cannstatt, Germany was experimenting with … Continue reading

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Steinway & Mercedes: What is the Connection?

One of the more intriguing chapters in Steinway history involves the company’s brief foray into the auto industry.  In 1888, when William Steinway was traveling in Europe, he chanced to hear that Gottlieb Daimler of Cannstatt, Germany was experimenting with … Continue reading

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RETROACTIVELY AWARDED AAA TITLES AMERICAN CAR RACING HARRY HARKNESS 1902

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HARRY BEATS STANLEY STEAMER IN THE GREAT RACE " THE CLIMB TO THE CLOUDS" IN THE FIRST RACE ON MOUNT WASHINGTON

H   I   S   T   O   R   Y    Stanley Steamer   THE HISTORIC STANLEY ~ OUT OF STEAM! F.E. Stanley at the tiller of his 1903 Stanley. When most people think of the Stanley Steamer, they picture a huge, hulking hot water heater on wheels. In reality, … Continue reading

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HARRY BEATS STANLEY STEAMER IN THE GREAT RACE ” THE CLIMB TO THE CLOUDS” IN THE FIRST RACE ON MOUNT WASHINGTON

H   I   S   T   O   R   Y    Stanley Steamer   THE HISTORIC STANLEY ~ OUT OF STEAM! F.E. Stanley at the tiller of his 1903 Stanley. When most people think of the Stanley Steamer, they picture a huge, hulking hot water heater on wheels. In reality, … Continue reading

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Mount Washington Hillclimb Auto Race, one of the oldest auto races in the country

The Mount Washington Hillclimb Auto Race, also known as the Climb to the Clouds, is a timed hillclimb auto race up the Mount Washington Auto Road to the summit of Mount Washington in New Hampshire.[1] It is one of the … Continue reading

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Three New Delage for Speedways – Harry Harkness Now Has Lyons Grand Prix Racing Cars

Three New Delage for Speedways Harry Harkness Now Has Lyons Grand Prix Racing Cars New York City, March 13—Harry S. Harkness will compete this coming season on the speedways with the three Delage cars which were driven by Duray, Bablot and Guyot in the French Grand Prix at Lyons in 1914. … Continue reading

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Harry Harkness "racing" against Henry Ford

Henry Ford Driving 999 Race Car Against Harkness Race Car at Grosse Pointe Racetrack Watch a video of Louis Chevrolet racing in the Harkness – 100 miles with out stopping! 1903: Henry Ford never raced again after his 1901 victory, … Continue reading

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