Monday, July 23, 2007

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

Automobile stylist Franklin Quick Hershey is born in Detroit, MI
The Studebaker Model ES Big Six Custom Sedan is introduced - the car was marketed as the “President”, the marque’s first usage of this name
Racer James Ellis “Jim” Hall is born in Abilene, TX
The first races are held at Elkhart Lake, WI, and the main event is won by Jim Kimberly in a Ferrari

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

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