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#1 Roger39

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Posted 28 April 2009 - 06:44

Sorry if this has been asked before. What is the origin of the checkered flag and when and where was it first used to signal the end of a motor race?

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#2 Tim Murray

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Posted 28 April 2009 - 07:51

Originally posted by Roger39
Sorry if this has been asked before.

It has, Roger:

Chequered Flag

The chequered flag ?

Chequered Flag

Chequered Flag

The chequered flag

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Chequered Flag, origin?

Origin of the Checkered Flag?

Origin of the Checkered Flag

Perhaps when Twinny has a spare moment he could do a 'grand merge' of all these threads. :wave:

#3 Roger39

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Posted 28 April 2009 - 08:01

Thanks for that...I don't know why but I battle to find things with the BB search... :