Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

John Lyon Collyer of the B. F. Goodrich Company is born in Chelsea-on-Hudson, NY
The Narragnasett Park Asphalt Speedway in Providence, RI stages its first races - the 100-mile main event is won by Eddie Rickenbacker in a Maxwell
Diesel engine authority Dr. Ing. Adolph Nagel dies at age 63
Racer Charles de Tornaco is killed at age 26 when his Ferrari crashes during a practice run in Modena, Italy
The last episode of the television program Route 66 airs

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

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