Tag: Drag racing

  • 22-23 April: This Weekend in Motor Sport History

    ~22 April~ 1900: The Turin-Pinerolo-Saluzzo-Cuneo-Turin road race was won by L Gastè driving a Perfecta 6 hp tricycle, who completed the 131 km at an average speed of 64.5 km/h. 1907: The Targa Florio held at Madonie over 3 laps of the 92.473 mile circuit, totaling 277.42 miles, was won Felice Nazzaro in a Fiat. […]

  • 22-28 August: Motoring Milestones

    22-28 August Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones include: Cadillac, Porsche, Jaguar, Henry Leland, and the diesel land speed record. 115 years ago this week, the Cadillac Company, named after eighteenth century French explorer Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, founder of the city of Detroit, was established [22 August 1901]. Henry Leland, […]