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2-8 May: Motoring Milestones

MOTORING MILESTONES 2-8 May Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones include: Aston Martin, John Watson, Targa Florio, Formula One, Damon Hill and Vauxhall….  120 years ago this week, the first horseless carriage…


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25 April – 1 May: Motoring Milestones

MOTORING MILESTONES 25 April – 1 May Cars and people in this week’s Motoring Milestones include: Higham-Thomas Special Babs, UAW, Ford GT40, Park-O-Meter, New York Auto Show and Formula 1. 190 years ago this week,…


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18-24 April: Motoring Milestones

18-24 April Cars and people in this week’s Motoring Milestones include: Pierre Curie, CLEVER car, Peugeot, Vespa scooter, Cadillac, Corvette, and Maserati 110 years ago this week, Nobel Prize winning scientist Pierre Curie (46) died…


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11-17 April: Motoring Milestones

11-17 April Cars and people in this week’s Motoring Milestones include: Crossley Motors, Eddie O’Donnell, Maserati, Red Baron, General Motors, Santa Pod and Jaguar. 110 years ago this week, Crossley Motors Ltd was founded in…


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4-10 April: Motoring Milestones

4-10 April Cars and people in this week’s Motoring Milestones include: Jordan Motor Company, Jaguar XJS, Bob Burman, Pontiac Fiero, Renault, Ford Motor Company, and Aston Martin. 100 years ago this week, ground-breaking ceremonies were…



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21-27 March: Motoring Milestones

21 -27 March 90 years ago this week, Henry Segrave driving a 4 litre Sunbeam Ladybird established a new world land speed record of 152.33 mph (240.31 km/h) in Southport, England (21 March 1926). This…


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14-20 March: Motoring Milestones

14 – 20 March 110 years ago this week, Rolls-Royce Ltd. was officially registered with Charles S. Rolls and F. Henry Royce as directors (15 March 1906). The two men agreed that Royce Limited would…


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7-13 March: Motoring Milestones

7 – 13 March 2016 100 years ago this week, the manufacturing firms of Karl Rapp and Gustav Otto merged to form the Bayerische Flugzeugwerke AG (7th March 1916) The company would later become the Bayerische Motor-Werke…