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26/06/1906 The first Grand Prix motor racing event holds

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1906 french grand prix

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1906 June 26th - First Grand Prix at Le Mans.

The first Grand Prix motor racing event was French Grand Prix. The race was placed on a public roads nearby city of Le Mans and distance was 12 laps. The winner of the Grand Prix was racing driver from France Paul Baras. French Grand Prix laid the foundations of modern Formula 1.