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Ford vs. everyone (including Chevrolet) at the dawn of American car making

Breaking into the car business, Henry Ford failed twice.  To make his third attempt stick, he became the fastest man on earth and beat rivals at racing ... Read the full article on Hagerty.com:

 

https://www.hagerty.com/media/automotive-history/ford-versus-everyone-including-chevrolet-at-the-daw...

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“It took another 30 years, but Bill France finally achieved exactly that with his 2.5-mile paved Daytona Beach oval.“


Um... the Daytona Motor Speedway didn’t open until 1959. Try another 50 plus years.

Passenger

Correct spelling is Ormond Beach, not "Ormand Beach". https://www.ormondbeach.org/87/Birthplace-of-Speed

New Driver

Commenters sure know their automotive facts.Enjoyed the article.

Pit Crew