Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

Camille Jentazy, winner of the 1903 Gordon Bennett Trophy and former land speed record holder, dies at age 44 from an accidental shooting while on a wild boar hunt
Race car mechanic Curtis Wade Crider is born in Charleston, SC
The 1946 Buicks are introduced
Racer Henri Oreiller dies at age 36 from injuries suffered when he crashes during a race at the Montlhery circuit in France
The 1966 Pontiacs are introduced

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

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