Tag: AAA

  • 28-29 July: This Weekend in Motor Sport History

    Discover the momentous motor sports events that took place this weekend in motor sport history …… ~28 July~ 1900: The 837 mile Paris-Toulouse-Paris race, run over three stages, was won by Pierre Levegh, French racing driver, world-class ice hockey & tennis player, driving a 24 hp Mors with pneumatic Michelin tyres. He took a commanding […]

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

    ~29 April~ 1899: A car named La Jamais Contente driven by Camille Jenatzy became the first vehicle to go over 100 km/h (62 mph) at Achères, Yvelines near Paris, France. The alloy torpedo–shaped electric vehicle which set a land speed record of 65.79 mph (105.88 k/h) had two direct drive Postel-Vinay 25 kW motors, running […]