That's right. In 1901, the very first grand prix was won with an average speed of 46 mph.
In 2019, the fastest super car was recorded at a top speed of 301 miles per hour! That’s the Hennessy Venom F5. #TriviaTuesday
What's your favorite car of 2019?
Some more trivia for you about the year 1901:
The average life expectancy of a man was around 47 years old, the tallest structure in the world was the Eiffel Tower, the population of Las Vegas was 30 (yes, THIRTY), and the average hourly wage was around 22 cents an hour.
In 2019, the average speed for a Grand Prix is approximately 157mph, the average lifespan of a human in the U.S. is closer to 80, the tallest structure in the world is the Burj Khalifa (163 floors!), the population of Las Vegas is 648, 224 (whoa), and the average hourly wage is $23.