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Greatest Auto Race on Earth, The

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In November of 1907 The French newspaper Le Matin and New York Times issued a challenge that would set the stage for The Greatest Auto Race on Earth and unknowingly precipitated a chain of events that helped shape the world. The challenge: to travel by car around the world from New York to Paris. And with the crack of a golden pistol, the greatest auto race on earth was begun on February 12, 1909. This documentary tells the story of the men, their machines and the conditions of this famous event.

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