February Newsletter | Raleigh Classic
Tucker 48: The Car That Was Too Good For Detroit
Idaho’s history with drag racing, according to Firebird Raceway’s National Register of Historic Places nomination form, stretches back to 1954 when supporters of the new sport began racing on two former air strips in the state. Racers in the eastern portion of the state took to an abandoned air field near Pocatello while the Bootleggers car club organized races near Gowen Field, just south of the Boise airport.
The Autobianchi Primula is, arguably (because this is the internet, a gigantic world-sized machine designed to let people argue anywhere, always) the most technically influential car ever, because the fundamental theory and design of that car dictated the template that most modern cars use today.