365 Days of Motoring

365 Days of Motoring

@365daysmotoring

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48 years ago today (24 April 1971) production of the #Wolseley 15/60, the first of the mid-sized Pinin Farina-designed automobiles from #BMC, stopped after 13 years.
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48 years ago today (24 April 1971) production of the #Wolseley 15/60, the first of the mid-sized Pinin Farina-designed automobiles from #BMC, stopped after 13 years. http://bit.ly/2UAUIeR 

24 years ago today (24 April 1995) the last #Chevrolet #Corvette ZR-1 (C4) was produced, although the ceremony celebrating the car came four days later.
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24 years ago today (24 April 1995) the last #Chevrolet #Corvette ZR-1 (C4) was produced, although the ceremony celebrating the car came four days later. https://bit.ly/2oEYDbk 

52 years ago today (24 April 1967) Fred Lorenzen, one of the most successful Stock Car drivers in history, announced his retirement at a banquet in his honor. Suffering from ulcers, the 33 year old driver said "I want to go out while I'm on top...".
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52 years ago today (24 April 1967) Fred Lorenzen, one of the most successful Stock Car drivers in history, announced his retirement at a banquet in his honor. Suffering from ulcers, the 33 year old driver said "I want to go out while I'm on top...". https://bit.ly/2F9Ncjk 

98 years ago today (24 April 1921) the first #motorcycle motorcycle races were held on the 1.25-mile board track at Beverly Hills, #California . Jim Davis won the main event on a Harley-Davidson.
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98 years ago today (24 April 1921) the first #motorcycle motorcycle races were held on the 1.25-mile board track at Beverly Hills, #California . Jim Davis won the main event on a Harley-Davidson. https://bit.ly/2p84IOv 

44 years ago today (24 April 1975) the last #citroen DS was produced, ending a run of nearly 20 years.
https://bit.ly/2okxzSE 
#cars #classiccars

44 years ago today (24 April 1975) the last #citroen DS was produced, ending a run of nearly 20 years. https://bit.ly/2okxzSE  #cars #classiccars

50 years ago today (24 April 1969) British Leyland unveiled its new 1500 Austin saloon, called the Maxi in a blaze of publicity in Oporto Portugal. It was the first British five-speed five-door hatchback.
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50 years ago today (24 April 1969) British Leyland unveiled its new 1500 Austin saloon, called the Maxi in a blaze of publicity in Oporto Portugal. It was the first British five-speed five-door hatchback. https://bit.ly/2q5BnDB 

66 years ago today (23 April 1953) the last Allstate automobile was produced.
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66 years ago today (23 April 1953) the last Allstate automobile was produced. https://bit.ly/2p8KJ4d 

67 years ago today (23 April 1952) the #Abarth 1500 Biposto (Bertone) coupe, an experimental coupe designed by Franco Scaglione, who worked for Bertone at the time, was unveiled at the Turin Auto Show.
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67 years ago today (23 April 1952) the #Abarth 1500 Biposto (Bertone) coupe, an experimental coupe designed by Franco Scaglione, who worked for Bertone at the time, was unveiled at the Turin Auto Show. https://bit.ly/2vzVsJL 

59 years ago today (23 April 1960) Ned Jarrett outran a pair of Petty's to win the Greenville 200 at Greenville-Pickens Speedway in South Carolina, US.
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59 years ago today (23 April 1960) Ned Jarrett outran a pair of Petty's to win the Greenville 200 at Greenville-Pickens Speedway in South Carolina, US. https://bit.ly/2K44guN 

90 years ago today (23 April 1929) #Volvo  launched its second model, the 55 hp Volvo PV651 – PV stood for Private vehicle while the number 651 indicated  6 cylinder, 5-seater, and was the first of the series.
https://bit.ly/2oV397P 
#cars #classiccars

90 years ago today (23 April 1929) #Volvo launched its second model, the 55 hp Volvo PV651 – PV stood for Private vehicle while the number 651 indicated 6 cylinder, 5-seater, and was the first of the series. https://bit.ly/2oV397P  #cars #classiccars

73 years ago today (23 April 1946) the #Vespa scooter was granted a patent for a "motorcycle of a rational complexity of organs and elements combined with a frame with mudguards and a casing covering the whole mechanical part"
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73 years ago today (23 April 1946) the #Vespa scooter was granted a patent for a "motorcycle of a rational complexity of organs and elements combined with a frame with mudguards and a casing covering the whole mechanical part" https://bit.ly/2ohfjcM 

91 years ago today (22 April 1928) Ray Keech set a one-mile land speed record of 207.552 mph driving the 81 litre triple-engined internal combustion White-Triplex at #Daytona Beach, US.
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91 years ago today (22 April 1928) Ray Keech set a one-mile land speed record of 207.552 mph driving the 81 litre triple-engined internal combustion White-Triplex at #Daytona Beach, US. http://bit.ly/2PlL8LR 

186 yrs ago today (22 April   Hancock’s steam omnibus, Enterprise, began a regular service between London Wall and Paddington, England. It was 1st regular steam carriage service & 1st mechanical vehicle specially designed for omnibus work to be operated.
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186 yrs ago today (22 April Hancock’s steam omnibus, Enterprise, began a regular service between London Wall and Paddington, England. It was 1st regular steam carriage service & 1st mechanical vehicle specially designed for omnibus work to be operated. https://bit.ly/2oT9nFD 

68 years go today (22 April 1951) Marshall Teague drove his "Teaguemobile" #Hudson Hornet to victory in the 150 mile #NASCAR Grand National race on the Arizona State Fairgrounds 1 mile dirt oval.
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68 years go today (22 April 1951) Marshall Teague drove his "Teaguemobile" #Hudson Hornet to victory in the 150 mile #NASCAR Grand National race on the Arizona State Fairgrounds 1 mile dirt oval. https://bit.ly/2oyYoxx 

86 years ago today (22 April 1933) Sir Frederick Henry Royce (70), joint founder of Rolls Royce Ltd., died in West Wittering, West Sussex, England. 
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86 years ago today (22 April 1933) Sir Frederick Henry Royce (70), joint founder of Rolls Royce Ltd., died in West Wittering, West Sussex, England. https://bit.ly/2K6TpQq 

85 years ago today (22 April 1944) the man who coined the words "petrol" and "motorcar" and founded of the Royal Automobile Club, and the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, Frederick Richard Simms (80), died.
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85 years ago today (22 April 1944) the man who coined the words "petrol" and "motorcar" and founded of the Royal Automobile Club, and the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, Frederick Richard Simms (80), died. https://bit.ly/2pP296G 

34 years ago today (21 April 1985) the late Ayrton #Senna won his first of 41 Formula One Championship victories driving a Lotus-Renault at the Portuguese Grand Prix in Estoril.
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#F1

34 years ago today (21 April 1985) the late Ayrton #Senna won his first of 41 Formula One Championship victories driving a Lotus-Renault at the Portuguese Grand Prix in Estoril. https://bit.ly/2oaDc5N  #F1

23 years ago today (21 April 1996) the "Father of the #Corvette”, Belgium-born American engineer, Zora Arkus-Duntov (86), died. His ashes are entombed at the National Corvette Museum.
https://bit.ly/2pK7Kvb 

23 years ago today (21 April 1996) the "Father of the #Corvette”, Belgium-born American engineer, Zora Arkus-Duntov (86), died. His ashes are entombed at the National Corvette Museum. https://bit.ly/2pK7Kvb 

51 years ago today (21 April 1968) Ray Elder drove his Dodge to victory in the 100 lap #NASCAR PCLM (Pacific Coast Late Model) race on the 1/2 mile dirt Ascot Park Speedway, California.
https://bit.ly/2pJyzwp 

51 years ago today (21 April 1968) Ray Elder drove his Dodge to victory in the 100 lap #NASCAR PCLM (Pacific Coast Late Model) race on the 1/2 mile dirt Ascot Park Speedway, California. https://bit.ly/2pJyzwp 

23 years ago today (21 April 1996) a #Cadillac convertible, the ‘last’ American-made soft-top car, rolled off the assembly line at GM’s Cadillac production facility in #Detroit , ending a tradition that began in 1916.
https://bit.ly/2HdXLYn 

23 years ago today (21 April 1996) a #Cadillac convertible, the ‘last’ American-made soft-top car, rolled off the assembly line at GM’s Cadillac production facility in #Detroit , ending a tradition that began in 1916. https://bit.ly/2HdXLYn 

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