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Star race — where did the checkered flag

July 15 will be another annual race for the prizes of the magazine “Behind the wheel”. In anticipation of this event, remember the curious and memorable details of her past.

On the finish of the Race stars all pilots see in the hands of a judge checkered flag. All races of the world it is used over a hundred years. Most interesting is that no one remembers why it is plaid and where it came from. According to one version, came up with the Americans who in the early twentieth century races on hippodromes. They say that this flag is more visible in the dust than solid. Dust is no longer, as flags continue to use all over the world, duplicating their signals with led devices.On the finish of the Race stars all pilots see in the hands of a judge checkered flag. All races of the world it is used over a hundred years. Most interesting is that no one remembers why it is plaid and where it came from. According to one version, came up with the Americans who in the early twentieth century races on hippodromes. They say that this flag is more visible in the dust than solid. Dust is no longer, as flags continue to use all over the world, duplicating their signals with led devices.

All information about the Race of stars — in our special project (link) and on the page of the race.

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