Friday, June 8, 2007

This Day in Auto History: 08 JUNE

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This Day in Auto History:

A match race at Brooklands is won by Felice Nazzaro in the Fiat “Mephistopheles” over Frank Newton in the Napier “Samson”
The Hercules Motors Corporation incorporates in Ohio to succeed the Hercules Motor Manufacturing Company
Racer Franz Konrad is born in Graz, Austria
The 54-car collection of Judge Roy M. Hofheinz, owner of the Houston Astros National League baseball team, is sold at auction in the Astrodome in Houston, TX

Source: Automobile History Day By Day, by Douglas A. Wick

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