Sport: Rolling Road

Automobile racing on roads, once a major sport in the U. S., is now impractical because of heavy traffic. Last week in Manhattan entries closed for a unique event which its promoters hope will restore road racing to its onetime prestige: a .400-mile Columbus Day race for a new Vanderbilt Cup, on Roosevelt Raceway at Westbury, L. I. A field of 63 drivers, representing England, Italy, France. Germany and Australia as well as the U. S., will start qualifying trials this week.

Major difference between the races for the cup put up by William K....

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