Wednesday, June 18, 2008

This Day in Auto History:

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly

Lawrence Randolph Hafstad of General Motors is born in Minneapolis, MN
Racer Denis Clive Hulme is born in Nelson, New Zealand
Chrysler Corporation stylist Thomas Charles Gale is born in Flint, MI
Robert P. Page, Jr., Chairman of the Autocar Company, dies in Bryn Mawr, PA at age 70
Bruce McLaren and Chris Amon, driving a Ford GT40 Mk2, win the Le Mans 24-hour race, becoming the first to exceed 3000 total miles during the event

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

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