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A Pint Sized Racer

The 1950s were the beginning of the Quarter Midget racing craze. Thousands of youngsters across the U.S. took to the tracks, dirt and paved alike. It was a family sport, as Dad and mom were the pit crews and provided support and tranportation. Here in this photo from 1957, six year old Mickey Barry one…

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Ask The Man Who Owns One.

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to go back in time and have a chat with the owner of this beautiful Packard V-12 coupe? He was an  old Indian doctor in Lapeer, Michigan. He was said to have saved his money for years to buy the car and paid cash at the time he did.

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Cottin et Desgouttes

In 1904, Pierre Desgoutte began manufacturing automobiles under the name Desgouttes & Cie. in Lyons, France. Three models were built before 1906 when Cyrille Cottin, a wealthy industrialist joined him. Since the arrival of Cottin, the company enjoyed great success on the race track, specialising in hillclimb events. It was also famous for it’s production of luxury cars and…

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