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.
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125 years ago
84 years ago
Born on this day, Ercole Spada, Italian automobile designer. His most notable designs were made in the 1960s, for the Zagato design studio house, where Spada was chief stylist. During this period some of the most notable sports cars by Aston Martin, Ferrari, Maserati, as well as Alfa Romeo, Abarth, Fiat and Lancia were clothed by Spada's designs.
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79 years ago
Born on this day, Teddy Pilette, former racing driver from Belgium who participated in 4 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, the first on 12 May 1974 with Bernie Ecclestone's Brabham team.
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74 years ago
Born on this day, Emilio de Villota Ruíz, racing driver from Spain who participated in 15 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 2 May 1976. He scored no championship points.Show Article