Tag: Lotus

  • 18-19 August: This Weekend in Motor Sport History

    Discover the momentous motor sports events that took place this weekend in history …… ~18 August~ 1957: Stirling Moss driving a Vanwall 57 won the Pescara Grand Prix, near Pescara, Italy. The race, which was the only Formula One World Championship race at the track, is best remembered for being held at the longest ever […]

  • 16-22 July: Motoring Milestones

    Discover the momentous motoring events that took place this week in history …….. 140 years ago this week, the Green Bay – Madison race in Wisconsin, US began with two competitors, the Oshkosh steamer (cover image) built by Frank A Shomer, A M Farrand, A Gallinger and O F Morse in that city and the […]

  • 23-29 October: Motoring Milestones

    Momentous motoring events that took place during this week in history ……. 100 years ago this week, Dodge began full-scale truck production [25 October 1917]. The first civilian Dodge Brothers’ Commercial was the famous Screenside introduced in 1917 as a 1918 model. The Screenside was built on a beefed up 114- inch wheelbase automobile chassis. It […]

  • 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. […]