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At the latest meet inthe top qualifying speed was over miles per hour faster than that of the top qualifier at that inaugural race in
As a specified class it had its inception in the concerns of many wiser heads in the air racing community in the latter years of the "golden age" of American air racing prior mercedes ashley naked World War II.
But it remained uniquely an American sport until the first of the European races under Formula One rules was flown by the British at Jurby, Isle of Man inand to date the Europeans primarily the British and hairy playboy pussy French have flown race meets in 5 countries; and in the French held the first truly international event of significance, the International Grand Prix at Le Castellet, France with planes and pilots from three nations participating.
Specific designs were introduced shortly after that maximized speed for the configuration.