Driver histories dating back to the late 1800s. There are currently 3269 driver records in our database.
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Interesting and notable events from the history of motor sport.
The first speed hillclimb in motor racing history. READ MORE
A G MacDonald was reported to be the 1st person to exceed 100 mph (161 kph) in a car at Daytona Beach, Florida. It was in fact Louis Rigolly in a Gobron Brillie at Ostend six months earlier on July 21st 1906. He achieved a speed of 103.56 mph.
The Parisian newspaper "Le Matin" anouncess Peking to Paris. READ MORE
100-mile South Pacific Championship Race (Australia) won by Peter Whitehead in a 3-litre ex-GP Ferrari. READ MORE
Buenos Aires 1000 Kilometers won by Phil Hill and Cliff Allison in Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa READ MORE
Timaru Gold Star race won by Graham McRae in a Begg F5000.
March 701, March's first F1 car, was unveiled.
CSI officially homologated the Ferrari 512S READ MORE
Daytona 24 Hour race won by RodrÃguez Kinnunen in a Porsche 917. READ MORE
Brazilian Grand Prix won by Emerson Fittipaldi in a Marlboro McLaren M23. READ MORE
37th Rolex 24 Hour Race at Daytona USA won by Andy Wallace, Elliott Forbes-Robinson and Butch Leitzinger in a Ford powered Riley & Scott. READ MORE
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