Monday, May 19, 2008

This Day in Auto History:

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly

Racer Christian Werner is born in Stuttgart, Germany
The Packard Motor Car Company Board of Directors approves the purchase of a factory site in Detroit, MI
The Dodge Senior Six is introduced
The Frankfurt-Darmstadt (Germany) Autobahn opens to the public
Masten Gregory makes his Formula 1 debut finishing third at the Monaco Grand Prix in his Maserati 250F – Stuart Lewis-Evans makes his Formula 1 debut in the same race finishing fourth in his Connaught-Alta, although the remainder of his career would with the Vanwall team

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

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