Belt up and enjoy this 365-day ride as you cruise past the most momentous motoring events in history. Packed with fascinating facts about races, motorists and the history of the mighty engine, this is a must-visit web site for any car enthusiast.
158 years ago
Born on this day, William Crapo Durant, who created the system of multi-brand holding companies with different lines of cars; and the co-founder of General Motors with Frederic L. Smith, and of Chevrolet with Louis Chevrolet. He also founded Frigidaire.
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87 years ago
Born on this day, Claus Luthe, the celebrated German car designer, best known foe the second generation Chevrolet Corvair-inspired NSU Prinz, the NSU Wankel Spyder, and, in 1967, the revolutionary NSU Ro 80, which still stands today as a milestone in automotive design. The Volkswagen K70 was originally conceived by Luthe as the NSU K70, but came to the market after considerable delays with modifications to his original design. He was one of the first designers to embrace a digital approach to design, passing the designs from the design department to engineering in electronic format.Show Article
83 years ago
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44 years ago
Born on this day, Kevin Harvick, an American NASCAR driver, the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion. Harvick is the former owner of Kevin Harvick Incorporated, a race team that ran in the Xfinity Series and the Camping World Truck Series between 2004 and 2011.
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