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BMW M Motorsport bids farewell and says thank you to Martin Tomczyk

After ten fruitful years of working in unison with BMW M Motorsport, driver Martin Tomczyk is ready to find a new team and a challenge.

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John Hetrick

During a Sunday afternoon trip with his family in 1952 to the Pennsylvania countryside, an accident inspired John W. Hetrick to design, what will become, one of the most important inventions in automobile safety. - the automobile airbag.

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Frederick William Lanchester

A disc brake is a wheel brake that slows the rotation of the wheel by the friction caused by pushing the brake pads against a brake disc with a set of callipers. The development of disc brake began in 1890s in England. The first automobile disc brake was patented by Frederick William Lanchester in his Birmingham factory in 1902 and was used successfully on Lanchester cars.

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Ettore Bugatti

Ettore Arco Isidoro Bugatti was born in Milan, Italy on 15th September 1881. He is remembered for making the Bugatti name world renowned for fine luxury automobiles and highly competitive racing cars.

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Horacio Pagani

Automotive greatness did not come inherently to Horacio Pagani. His story begins in 1955 in the meadows of Casilda, Argentina, a long way from Motor Valley – the stretch of Italian asphalt, where the supercar brand now manufactures its vehicles next to Ferrari, Lamborghini and Maserati.

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Ferdinand Porsche

In 1931, Ferdinand Porsche founded the Porsche car company. Born on September 3, 1875, in Maffersdorf, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (now in the Czech Republic) was fascinated by electricity since a young age.

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