On This Day In Automotive History, Danica Patrick is the first woman to win the Indy race.   You may now know Danica Patrick as the GoDaddy’s front woman or have seen her on television with commercial endorsements. But, in 2008 the then 26-year-old achieved victory in the Indy Japan 300 at the Twin Ring…

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On This Day In History: “The Bird” Dies after a farming accident with his Mack truck. Mark Steven Fidrych, nicknamed “The Bird”, was a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Detroit Tigers for five seasons.   Fidrych became a sensation during his rookie season with a record of 19 wins and 9 losses. He had…

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  Monday Motivation: Build A Car Not A Bear – how to ditch your Monday blues!   How much does your dream car cost? And does it require selling a soul, kidney and half your limbs to park it in the garage? Well, this is the 21st Century and thanks to the inter-webs all of…

On This Day In Automotive History: Record-Holder Craig Breedlove Is Born in 1937 and raised in Southern California. Craig broke several land-speed records, and was the first to reach the 400, 500 and 600mph speeds on turbojet-powered automobiles. He dubbed each of his vehicles as Spirit of America. Below is a clip of Breedlove’s making…

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