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  • 00:42 Indianapolis Motor Speedway

    Indianapolis Motor Speedway

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    Indianapolis - The oval Indianapolis circuit has always been defined the fastest in the world. While at Le Mans only the Unadier track permitted record speed, Indianapolis circuit permits to achieve extremely high average speed. At the end of the 1940s th

  • 01:04 24 Hours of Le Mans (1923)

    24 Hours of Le Mans (1923)

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    24 Hours of Le Mans (1923) - The 24 Hours of Le Mans (French: 24 Heures du Mans) is the world's oldest sports car race in endurance racing, held annually since 1923 near the town of Le Mans, France. Commonly known as the Grand Prix of Endurance and Effici

  • 00:55 Jaguar supremacy at 24 Hours of Le Mans (1951)

    Jaguar supremacy at 24 Hours of Le Mans (1951)

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    Jaguar supremacy at 24 Hours of Le Mans (1951) - The 24 Hours of Le Mans (French: 24 Heures du Mans) is the world's oldest sports car race in endurance racing, held annually since 1923 near the town of Le Mans, France. Commonly known as the Grand Prix of

  • 00:42 Mercedes at 24 Hours of Le Mans (1952)

    Mercedes at 24 Hours of Le Mans (1952)

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    Mercedes at 24 Hours of Le Mans (1952) - The 24 Hours of Le Mans (French: 24 Heures du Mans) is the world's oldest sports car race in endurance racing, held annually since 1923 near the town of Le Mans, France. Commonly known as the Grand Prix of Enduranc

  • 00:39 Monte Carlo Rally (1911)

    Monte Carlo Rally (1911)

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    Monte Carlo Rally (1911) - The Monte Carlo Rally (officially Rallye Automobile Monte-Carlo) is a rallying event organized each year by the Automobile Club de Monaco which also organizes the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix and the Rallye Monte-Carlo Historiq

  • 00:57 Mille Miglia (1955)

    Mille Miglia (1955)

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    Mille Miglia (1955) - The Mille Miglia (Thousand Miles) was an open-road endurance race that took place in Italy 24 times from 1927 to 1957. The MM made famous Gran Turismo (Grand Touring) sports cars like Alfa Romeo, BMW, Ferrari, Maserati and Porsche. I

  • 01:14 Le Mans Tragedy 81 spectators killed (1955)

    Le Mans Tragedy 81 spectators killed (1955)

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    Le Mans Tragedy 81 spectators killed (1955) - The 24 Hours of Le Mans (French: 24 Heures du Mans) is the world's oldest sports car race in endurance racing, held annually since 1923 near the town of Le Mans, France. Commonly known as the Grand Prix of End

  • 01:48 Mille Miglia starring Piero Taruffi (1957)

    Mille Miglia starring Piero Taruffi (1957)

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    Mille Miglia starring Piero Taruffi (1957) - The Mille Miglia (Thousand Miles) was an open-road endurance race that took place in Italy 24 times from 1927 to 1957. The MM made famous Gran Turismo (Grand Touring) sports cars like Alfa Romeo, BMW, Ferrari,

  • 00:49 12 Hours of Sebring (1964)

    12 Hours of Sebring (1964)

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    12 Hours of Sebring (1964) - The 12 Hours of Sebring is an annual motorsport endurance race held at Sebring International Raceway, a former Army Air Force base in Sebring, Florida. The event is perennially the opening round of the American Le Mans Series.

  • 00:41 Land Speed Record - Bluebird-Proteus CN7

    Land Speed Record - Bluebird-Proteus CN7

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    Land Speed Record - Bluebird-Proteus CN7 - The Bluebird-Proteus CN7 was a technologically advanced wheel-driven Land Speed Record-breaking car, driven by Donald Campbell built in 1960, and rebuilt in 1962.--------------------------------------------------

  • 00:27 Beginnings of Drag Racing

    Beginnings of Drag Racing

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    Beginnings of Drag Racing - In this short history, we have to mention quarter-mile races reserved for Dragsters and Bolides capable to reach in very short time speed higher than 250 miles per hour, popular especially in the U.S.---------------------------

  • 01:44 24 Hours of Le Mans (1988)

    24 Hours of Le Mans (1988)

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    24 Hours of Le Mans (1988) - In 1988 Jaguar returned to racing and won Le Mans. In the following edition of Le Mans the super fast straight track Unadier was closed out of safety reason.--------------------------------------------------------24 Ore di Le

  • 01:27 Porsche History - The beginnings

    Porsche History - The beginnings

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    In the car history, the horse figure doesn't only represent Ferrari. There is also the female horse, the symbol of the city of Stuttgart, in the middle of the Porsche shield together with deer's horns and black and red stripes, the emblems of Baden Wurtte

  • 02:00 Porsche 356 Speedster

    Porsche 356 Speedster

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    In 1954 appeared Speedster, the sports version of the 356, very appreciated in the U.S. market. The famous actor James Dean was one of the model's fans. In 1955, he died in a tragic accident driving his Porsche. Over 70,000 units of 356 model were produce

  • 01:11 Porsche moves from Austria to Germany

    Porsche moves from Austria to Germany

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    The Porsche, initially born in Gmund, Austria, was transferred in 1952 to Zuffenhausen, near, Stuttgart, maintained hand-crafted production. The young Ferry overtook the company, after the death of his father Ferdinand. While Ferry's son Ferdinand Alexand

  • 02:25 Porsche's Racing Victories

    Porsche's Racing Victories

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    In the 1960s 911 expands with more powerful engine 160 hp and new versions. At that time Porsche cars won many important races, also with private pilots. From then until today Porsche won over 23,000 titles in all car racing categories. 911 evolved from y

  • 01:08 Porsche triumphs at Montecarlo Rally

    Porsche triumphs at Montecarlo Rally

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    Also in the 1970s the German car producer continued to reap success in the world championships for prototype car won eleven times. In 1978, Porsche reached the 4th victory in the Montecarlo Rally. In the endurance races, those were the years of 935 and 93

  • 01:59 24 Hours of Le Mans 1988 Edition

    24 Hours of Le Mans 1988 Edition

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    24 Hours of Le Mans 1988 Edition - The 24 Hours of Le Mans (French: 24 Heures du Mans) is the world's oldest sports car race in endurance racing, held annually since 1923 near the town of Le Mans, France. Commonly known as the Grand Prix of Endurance and

  • 01:38 Alfa Romeo race against an airplain

    Alfa Romeo race against an airplain

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    Alfa Romeo race against an airplain - In the 1920s, car racing spread in Europe and in the U.S. The low quality of roads made it very difficult for the racers to control their vehicles at high speeds and there were numerous, sometimes tragic accidents. On

  • 01:57 Mille Miglia: Brescia - Roma - Brescia (1927)

    Mille Miglia: Brescia - Roma - Brescia (1927)

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    Mille Miglia: Brescia - Roma - Brescia (1927) - The Mille Miglia (Thousand Miles) was an open-road endurance race that took place in Italy 24 times from 1927 to 1957. The MM made famous Gran Turismo (Grand Touring) sports cars like Alfa Romeo, BMW, Ferrar

  • 00:54 Speed records (1931-39)

    Speed records (1931-39)

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    Speed records (1931-39) - On 5 February 1931 Malcolm Campbell driving his Napier-Railton Blue Bird pushed the land speed record to 246 mph (396 km/h), to great popular acclaim. On his return to the UK he was to be knighted as Sir Malcolm Campbell. A year

  • 03:51 Ford History - Birth Ford Motor Company

    Ford History - Birth Ford Motor Company

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    In n 1903, Henry Ford funded, with 11 other partners the Ford Motor Company, and began a long journey that would made Ford a major player in modern cars history. Ford began its work immediately, thanks to the experience of his founder in the field of the

  • 03:02 Ford History - Industrial Power

    Ford History - Industrial Power

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    In 1925, Ford began to build the first of 199 Tri-Motor aircrafts, used by U.S. commercial airlines. Then Ford, while continuing to build cars became in the years after World War II an industrial power at 360 degrees, with different productions and factor

  • 03:06 Ford History - Thunderbird

    Ford History - Thunderbird

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    The recovery of Ford after the conflict was centered on the pickups, transport vehicles with an open body that even today are the typical of American roads. In 1949, a new model, the Custom, was launched characterized by a large chrome studs in the middle

  • 01:16 Ford History - World Cup Manufacturers

    Ford History - World Cup Manufacturers

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    In the sixties Ford became the protagonist of World Cup manufacturers, reserved for Grand Touring. Carroll Shelby, in fact, the builder of AC Cobra asked to use the Ford V-8 engines to equip their coaches, with the aim of beating the Ferrari GTO, dominati

  • 01:57 Ford History - Crash Tests

    Ford History - Crash Tests

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    In the early 70s Ford dedicated more effort devoted to the problem of safety testing and many more specific crash tests. They also took care of solving pollution problems, with studies on how to reduce gas emissions and on alternative fuels. This Galaxy 5

  • 01:56 Ford History - Merger With Aston Martin, Jaguar, Volvo and Land Rover

    Ford History - Merger With Aston Martin, Jaguar, Volvo and Land Rover

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    Since 1987, the year of death of Henry Ford II, Ford, continued the campaign to acquire prestigious brands. The group was joined by Aston Martin and then Jaguar, Volvo with significant experience in the security sector, and then Land Rover, which speciali

  • 01:37 Cadillac History - General Motors

    Cadillac History - General Motors

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    In the history of General Motors, another big U.S. car group, composed of many brands, a key role is played by Cadillac, which joined the group in 1909. In the 50s and then the 60s Cadillac became the symbol of American luxury and eccentric car, but also

  • 02:04 Cadillac History - Eldorado and Fleetwood most desirable cars

    Cadillac History - Eldorado and Fleetwood most desirable cars

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    Even in the sixties the Cadillac created a trend in the different models characterized by showy fins, inspired by military jets. Eldorado but also Fleetwood in various versions, were the names of the most desirable cars by the new generations of Americans

  • 03:29 Chrysler History - Chrysler Corporation and International Group Daimler-Chrysler

    Chrysler History - Chrysler Corporation and International Group Daimler-Chrysler

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    The last major U.S. automotive group, we are dealing with, was created by Walter Percy Chrysler in order to build cars under his own brand, an ancient winged helmet. The first Chrysler was presented in 1924. Chrysler Six enjoyed an immediate success and w

  • 02:35 Corvette History - Myths of American Cars

    Corvette History - Myths of American Cars

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    One of the myths of American cars is undoubtedly Corvette, until recently a symbol car of Chevrolet, the brand that used to owned by General Motors and today is the head of a large group itself. The first Corvette appeared in 1953, designed by Harley Earl

  • 04:21 Dodge History - Innovative Company

    Dodge History - Innovative Company

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    Among the major brands of Chrysler now belonging to Daimler-Chrysler is Dodge, which was founded by brothers John and Horace. Since they were young the two were mechanics enthusiasts and employed in the workshop of the parents, began to collaborate with F

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