Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

The Republic Rubber Company of Youngstown, OH is issued a United States patent for its tire tread pattern marketed as “Staggard”
Automobile historian Alfred DuPont Chandler Jr. is born in Guyencourt, DE
The new administration building of the Auburn Automobile Company opens in Auburn, IN - the Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg Museum now occupies the restored building
The 1940 Nashes are introduced
The Aston Martin DB3/1 makes its racing with debut at the RAC Tourist Trophy race at Dunrod, Ireland, but the car driven by Lance Macklin had to retire due to bearing failure

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

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