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Birth of Motorsport

A French magazine makes sports history- 07/22/1894- The first car competition takes place. This was not a race but a 90-mi reliability drive from Paris to Rouen. The unofficial winner of the competition was Count Jules-Albert de Dion.

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Mario Andretti Wins

Mario Andretti, a motorsport legend wins Indy 500 race In his fifth attempt at the title. Even though he drove his backup car Andretti wrote an average of 156.867 MPH, and won by two laps over no. 2.

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Nigel Mansell

Mansell Win Formula 1

Nigel Mansell, UK top race driver wins the World Grand Prix Formula One championship. at his greatest season (which made some F1 records) Mansell won 9 of the 16 races in his Williams-Renault FW14B race car.

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Danica Patrick Wins

American female Indycar racer Danica Patrick wins the Indy Japan 300 and becomes the first ever woman to win a race in the history of top-level American open wheel racing.

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Ray Harroun

harroun’s indie 500

05.30.1911- The racecar driver, Ray Harroun, wins the first Indy 500 ever held. he sets the record by reaching a average speed of 74.602 mph.Harroun’s Firestone-shod yellow Marmon got the name – “Wasp”.

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