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Events on this day

Interesting and notable events from the history of motor sport.

1946 The FIA was created in Paris, France.

1946 Tasman Cup round 7, Petrie, Australia won by Jack Brabham in a Brabham-Climax.

1958 Juan Manuel Fangio was kidnapped by Communist guerrillas in Havana, Cuba....read more

1958 Daytona Beach, Florida. The last race held on the Daytona beach & road course was won by Paul Goldsmith...read more

1969 Stardust International Raceway, Las Vegas, Nevada held it last race before the Casinos rolled into town.

1975 Springvale, Victoria, Australia. The last ever round of the Tasman Cup was won by John Goss. ...read more

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Latest Posts

These are the 1955 F1 DB-Panhards at Pau in 1955, possibly the most useless cars ever to start a 1st class Formula 1 event! read more

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Giancarlo Baghetti, arguably the first and only person to win his very first F1 World Championship Grand Prix read more

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Maurice Trintignant driving his Scuderia Centro-Sud Cooper-Climax to work in 1960 read more

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