On 14 April 1929 the first ever Grand Prix of Monaco was held on the streets of Monte Carlo. The challenging course, which included many bends and two hairpins, had to be completed 100 times to complete the race.
The race was established by wealthy cigarette manufacturer Antony Noghès. Along with some friends, he had set up the Automobile Club de Monaco and the invited 16 participants raced for a prize of 100,000 French francs. The race was supported by Prince Louis II and the Monegasque driver of that time, Louis Chiron, and was cleared by Prince Pierre of Monaco, who drove the course in a Voisin car just prior to the race itself.
There were no qualifying heats and the grid positions were drawn by a ballot. Philippe Étancelin drew pole position; his main rival, Rudolf Caracciola, started 15th.
The race was not …
With the World Cup 2018 fast approaching, sponsors Nike have revealed England’s new home kit, which is a welcome update to the one premiered in Euro 2016.
What Does It Look Like?
Nike’s latest campaign sees first team stars Raheem Sterling, Joe Gomez and Marcus Rashford sporting the new England home kit in a series of staged photos.
The traditional white shirt features a red trim which winds around the collar to form a St George’s cross at the back. The front of the shirt has a silver star sitting on top of the crest, which is bordered by blue piping, symbolising England’s only World Cup win in 1966. It is paired with blue shorts and white socks to finish the look.
There is also a slight difference in the squad number placement, with the shirt number now appearing below the crest after previously being printed in the …
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If you have a squeaky floor, try using some construction glue. You may need to do it from your basement or even the crawlspace, but this is one improvement that is worth the effort. Utilize a caulking gun to apply glue to the sides of each floor joist. The joists are secured to the subfloor planks by doing this.
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