Tag: Wankel

  • 8-14 October: Motoring Milestones

    Discover the momentous motoring events that took place this week in history ……… 110 years ago this week, the first 10 mile section of the 45 mile Long Island Motor Parkway (LIMP), also known as the Vanderbilt Parkway and Motor Parkway on Long Island, New York, opened to traffic [10 October 1908]. It was the […]

  • 30 January – 5 February: Motoring Milestones

    Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones include: rallycross, Daytona, Malcolm Campbell, hillclimb, Toyota and Top Gear. 210 years ago this week, Isaac de Rivaz was issued with a French patent for his explosion motor, an important ancestor of the modern internal combustion engine [30 January 1807]…… 120 years ago this week, the […]