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#1 Boniver

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Posted 16 May 2006 - 05:18

January 1896 - first petroleum motor vehicle had a trial run

3 November 1901 - First Motor Race in Japan - oval
Ueno Park - Tokyo
3 cars start

1. Thomas Auto-Bi (VS) - 36 km/h
2. Gladiator quadricycle (Fr) ) - 29 km/h
3. Thomas Auto-Tri VS) - 25 km/h