Motoring Milestones


1956 Monaco Grand Prix, Monte Carlo
Stirling Moss (Maserati 250F) 1st position
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17-23 April: Motoring Milestones

Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones include: NASCAR, Lamborghini, Targa Florio, and Volvo. 120 years ago this week, Ernest Estcourt took delivery of the first ‘production’ car from the Daimler Motor Company,…


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10-16 April Motoring Milestones

Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones include: world land speed record, Volvo, Trans-Am and Formula One. 210 years ago this week, Isaac de Rivaz of Switzerland test drove his road carriage powered…


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3-9 April: Motoring Milestones

Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones include: Jack Kerouac, Charles Rolls, Formula 1 and Goodyear tires. 130 years ago this week, Lucius D Copeland of Phoenix, Arizona, US was issued with a…


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27 March – 2 April: Motoring Milestones

Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones includes: Mille Miglia, Vauxhall, Tucker and MG cars. 110 years ago this week, Vauxhall Motors Ltd was registered in Great Britain [27 March 1907]. The first…


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20-26 March: Motoring Milestones

Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones include: Formula 1, Craig Breedlove, Mille Miglia and SSC. 110 years ago this week, the first internal combustion-powered cabs in London with taximeters began operating [22…


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13-19 March: Motoring Milestones

Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones include: Formula 1, Lamborghini, Winton, Maserati, and the Chevrolet Corvette. 120 years ago this week, Emile Levassor (54) died from complications arising from injuries suffered near…


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13-19 March: Motoring Milestones

Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones include: the first armoured truck holdup in US history, Ford’s electric Commuta, Ferrari F40, and Britain’s worst motorway crash. 110 years ago this week, the Chadwick…



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20-26 February: Motoring Milestones

Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones include: Formula 1, flying cars, Spyker, Pontiac Firebird and Seinfeld. 180 years ago this week, Thomas Davenport, of Brandon, Vermont, US, received a patent for an…