Tag: McLaren

  • 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 […]

  • 31 March – 1 April: This Weekend in Motor Sport History

    Discover the momentous motor sports events that took place this weekend in history….. ~31 March~ 1904: Arthur Duray established a new land speed record of 88.76 mph (142.85 km/h) in Nice, France driving a Gobron-Brillié during the ‘Paris-Madrid’ race. On the same day Louis Rigolly also driving a Gobron Brillié extended the land speed record […]

  • 26 March – 1 April: Motoring Milestone

    Discover the momentous motoring events that have taken place this week in history … 120 years ago this week, the Winton Motor Carriage Company completed its first sale as Robert Allison of Port Carbon, Pennsylvania, US received a one cylinder Winton phaeton [1 April 1898]……90 years ago this week, Tazio Nuvolari driving a Bugatti T35C […]