151: Today in Automotive History - August 19th


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What significant events occurred on this day, August 19th, in automotive history? Tune in to find out!

Cars and people mentioned in this episode:

  • Henry Ford, Edison Illuminating Company and the Detroit Automobile Company
  • First race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway
  • Gene Roddenberry and Star Trek
  • Ford Model T
  • The first All-American Soap Box Derby
  • De Dion-Bouton Automobile Company
  • President Bill Clinton
  • Darlington Raceway
  • NASCAR Convertible Series at Heidelberg Raceway
  • Studebaker-Packard
  • Vanden Plas Princess 4-litre R
  • Diamonds on Wheels
  • Mark Donohue
  • NHRA Pro Stock
  • Jean-Albert Grégoire
  • 1964 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe
  • 1938 Talbot-Lago T150C

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