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Great NY to Paris Race of 1908

Had never heard of this before. An adventure as great as any explorer's expedition. But why would anyone start an around the world race with a leg across N. America in the dead of winter??? Followed by a leg in Alaska (which proved impossible to negotiate, no surprise)?

Great (meaning highly amusing) article in NYT on the "Prussian Lieutenant" who drove the Protos car. Anyone seen the recently made film?

http://www.thegreatestautorace.com/g...article01.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1908_Ne..._to_Paris_Race

http://www.deutsches-museum.de/samml...-grossansicht/

http://www.thegreatestautorace.com/V...rsVidclip.html (large-format formal movie trailer, different vid than the YT vid below. QT, takes a while to load)


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