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Old 22nd April 2014, 00:02   #406
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21st April 2004
MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi made his first outing in a Ferrari Formula One car and immediately impressed the team, reportedly lapping the Fiorano test circuit in 59 seconds.

Although it must have been mentioned, once again :
21st April 1985
Ayrton Senna won the Portuguese Grand Prix to take the first Formula One victory.
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This day may soon make history in the near future:

Out with the air: Bridgestone shows off tires you never have to inflate

http://www.cnet.com/news/out-with-th...tag=YHF65cbda0

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36 Corvettes found in a basement at an undisclosed location in Manhattan.

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This Day In Automotive History

Today in 1920, Jujiro Matsuda formed Toyo Cork Kogyo, a business that made cork, in Hiroshima, Japan. After a decade the company produced its first automobile and eventually was named Mazda.
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