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.
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.