Thursday, July 31, 2008

This Day in Auto History:

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This Day in Auto History:

The Circuit des Ardennes staged near Bastogne, Belgium and often cited as the first true circuit race is won by Charles Jarrott in a Panhard et Levassor
Wolfgang Klemperer publishes test results showing the advantages of Paul Jaray’s aerodynamic automobile bodies
The last 1936 Pontiac Deluxe Eight is produced
Onofre Marimon is killed at age 30 when his Maserati 250F crashes during a practice run for the German Grand Prix at the Nurburgring
Ferrari announces its withdrawal from racing

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

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