Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

Duesenberg enthusiast Jerry E. Gebby is born
The Parry Automobile Company is organized in Indianapolis, IN by David M. Parry
The Plymouth, named by Chrysler Sales Division Vice President Joseph W. Frazer, is introduced at Madison Square Garden in New York City
The Richardson Pan-American Highway Expedition is completed when a modified 1941 Plymouth driven by Sullivan Richardson, Arnold Whitaker, and Kenneth C. Van Hee reaches Punta Arenas, Magallanes, Chile after an 8-month journey from Detroit, MI
Jean Behra driving a BRM P25 wins the Grand Prix de Caen (France), the marque’s first major racing victory

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

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