Cuban Road Race

The Cuban international road races were, among other things, a promotional strategy to build tourist trade between the United States and the island nation. If anyone has more information on these contests or content they would care to share for publishing on First Super Speedway, please use our contact form in the navigation bar.

This article in a February 1905 edition of Motor Age. It is the story of the February 1905 100 mile Cuban road race won by native son Ernesto Carricaburo, driving a Mercedes. The event was called the Havana Cup and one of the organizers was "Senator" William J. Morgan, the principal driving force behind the original Ormond Beach tournament.

Check out this great article on the 1906 Cuban international road race.

This article from a 1906 issue of the Automobile Magazine reflects on the Cuban International Road Race held earlier that year. A Cuban road race was first held in 1905.