Wednesday, May 28, 2008

This Day in Auto History:

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly

Frederick A. LaRoche registers “Multimobile” as a trademark – he was the head of the American Darracq Automobile Company of New York City, importers of this French marque
NASCAR mechanic Ray Fox is born in Pelham, NH
Racer Marvin Panch is born in Menominee, WI
Heinrich-Joachim von Morgen, winner of the 1930 Masaryk Grand Prix, is killed in a crash during a practice run at the Nurburgring in Germany
The 250,117th 1940 Buick is produced, breaking the company’s model year record set in 1928

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

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