Tag: NHRA

  • 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 […]

  • 20-21 May: This Weekend in Motor Sport History

    ~20 May~ 1903: The first commercial vehicle race began in New York City, with two races on two days sponsored by the Automobile Club of America (ACA). The light truck winner for both races was a Waterless Knox driven by Harry Knox, while the heavy truck winner for both races was a Herschmann steamer. 1904: […]