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  • 29-30 May: This Weekend in Motor Sport History

    Discover the momentous motor sports events that took place this weekend in history …….   ~29 May~ 1895: The first automobile race in Italy, a 62-mile round trip between Turin and Asti, was won by Simone Federmann in a Daimler omnibus. 1901: The 1901 Gordon Bennett Cup, formally titled the II Coupe Internationale, was a […]

  • 2-3 May: This Weekend in Motor Sport History

    Discover the momentous motor sports events that took place this weekend in history …… ~2 May~ 1909: The fourth Targa Florio, held at the Grande Circuito delle Madonie over 148.8 km (92.5 mph), was won by Italian Francesco Ciuppa driving a SPA at an average speed of 54.780 km/h (34 mph). 1926: The second Tripoli […]