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Overland, endurance travel and car racing

During the 1920s motoring remained a sometimes hazardous past time fraught with breakdowns.  Distance records and well-publicised expeditions overland were used to promote and market automobiles. These often travelled over less than ideal roads, facing dangerous and difficult conditions.
Car racing was also as a method used to test and develop technical innovations, generating interest in motoring and publicity for specific brands of automobile.

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