119 years ago, on July 22, the first auto racing in history started in Paris. They recorded a record speed of 22 km / h. Now car racing is collected by thousands of spectators and participants, the winners are considered heroes, and space speeds are developing.
Earlier this car race was called Paris-Dakar. Very famous rally with a long history. Traditionally, the race began in Paris, and its final destination was Dakar – the westernmost point of Africa. Continue reading
98% of visa denials for foreigners, a ban on leaving the country for men under 40 years of age, a total personality cult – this is what Turkmenistan represents in the European and Russian press. In the fall of 2018, an international rally raid took place in the country – for a week, the country forgot about restrictions and let in hundreds of foreigners: riders, mechanics and journalists. Forbes Life tells how it was Continue reading
Someone will say – “Le Mans” now is not the same. Of course, everything changed, starting with the cars themselves and the speeds they develop. In 1923, the winners of the first “Le Mans” Andre Lagash and Rene Leonard on the car Chenard-Walcker (Shenar-Valké) covered 2209.5 km in 24 hours. The result of the current winners, the crew of the factory team Porsche, – 5233.5 km. Continue reading