Austin-Healey From 1955 Le Mans Tragedy Fetches $1-Million

Austin-Healey From 1955 Le Mans Tragedy Fetches $1-Million
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One of the darkest days in motorsports is arguably June 11, 1955. On this day, at the Le Mans 24-hour race, on lap 35, Pierre Levegh’s Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR hit the back of Lance Macklin’s Austin-Healey 100 Special, and was sent flying into the crowds. When all the smoke and dust cleared, 83 spectators had… Continue Reading...

Hyundai Resumes Production After Suicide Of Factory Worker

Hyundai Resumes Production After Suicide Of Factory Worker
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After an employee committed suicide at a Hyundai plant in Korea, the company reports that it has resumed production. The employee of Hyundai’s South Korea factory accused the company of “suppressing the labor movement,” forcing the company to shut down on Thursday and meet with labor officials. An agreement was made with the union, and… Continue Reading...