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Where Dodge Was Born

Where Dodge Was Born

 

At the corner of Beaubien and Lafayette Streets in Detroit’s downtown entertainment district, there’s a handsome old brick structure known as the BoydellBuilding. It’s a bustling, happy place with several popular restaurants on the ground floor.

 

The Boydell Building was a busy place back in 1901, too, but for an entirely different reason. Back then, this was the center of Detroit’s industrial district, and the ground floor of this very same building was occupied by Dodge Brothers, Inc., one of the fastest-growing businesses in the city.

 

In around September…

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Where Dodge Was Born

Road Trip with Steve Visits GingerMan Raceway | Great Lakes – South Haven, MI

The first stop of the Dodge Dart Road Trip with Steve Magnante was at the iconic GingerMan raceway in South Haven, Michigan.

 

Steve took a detour from his normal straight line, drag racing technique and took to the twists and turns of the road track for the first time to test the handling and braking capability of the Dodge Dart.

 

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Road Trip with Steve Visits GingerMan Raceway | Great Lakes – South Haven, MI