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11-17 July: Motoring Milestones

11-17 July Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones include: German Grand Prix, Mercedes McLaren, Nigel Mansell, Jaguar and Woodrow Wilson. 100 years ago this week, after being the first sitting President to…


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4-10 July: Motoring Milestones

4 -10 July  150 years ago this week, Father George A. Belcourt of Rusticoville, Prince Edward Island, Canada displayed the Ware Steam Car built by Elijah Ware of Bayonne, New Jersey that he had recently…



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20-26 June: MOTORING MILESTONES

20-26 June Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones include: Ayrton Senna, Albert Khan, Ralph DePalma and Aston Martin. 100 years ago this week, Italian-American Ralph DePalma set a flying-mile world record of 35.2…




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13-19 June: Motoring Milestones

13-19 JUNE  Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones include: Canadian Grand Prix, Richard Petty, Fiat Topolino, and the first mobile telephone call 80 years ago this week, 300,000 people gathered on a rainy…


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6-12 June: Motoring Milestones

6 – 12 June Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones include: Louis Chevrolet, Preston By-Pass, Speed Bumps, Tim Richmond, and the Mercedes C111-IID.  110 years ago this week, the New York Times reported…



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22-29 May: Motoring Milestones

22-29 May Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones include: Riley cars, Barney Oldfield, Austin Motor Company, Formula 1, and the Indianapolis 500. 120 years ago this week, William Riley Junior founded the…