Monday, July 16, 2007

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

F. P. Nehrbas, a Buffalo, NY bicycle mechanic, joins the E. R. Thomas Motor Company to build the prototype automobile designed by Erwin Ross Thomas
Racer Jim Rathmann is born in Valparaiso, IN
Stylists complete work on the “real” 1957 Packards, which were destined to be scrapped in favor of Studebaker-based cars built in South Bend, IN
Racer Chris Irwin makes his Formula 1 debut, driving a Brabham-Climax to a 7th place finish in the British Grand Prix - the Shannon makes its only Formula 1 appearance, but the Type SH1 driven by Trevor Taylor retires with a split fuel tank

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

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