This Week in Racing History (November 3-9)

This Week in Racing History November 3 - Ferrari wins World Sportscar Championship as Maserati factory team is destroyed in final round at Caracas, Venezuela. Maserati abandons their racing program (1957). November...

This Week in Racing History

November 3 - Ferrari wins World Sportscar Championship as Maserati factory team is destroyed in final round at Caracas, Venezuela. Maserati abandons their racing program (1957).

November 6 - Rex Mays dies in wreck on 12th lap of AAA Championship race in Del Mar, California (1949).

November 7 - Louis Wagner, driving a Benz, wins the first US Grand Prize in Savannah, Georgia (1908).

- Ken Miles born (1918).

- Art Arfons breaks Craig Breedlove's 5 day old Land Speed Record by driving the Green Monster 576.55 mph/922.48 kmh at Bonneville (1965).

November 8 - Victor Hemery establishes a new speed record at Brooklands of 202.691 kmh in a "Blitzen Benz" (1909).

November 9 - Nissan announces their withdrawal from IMSA GTP racing (after three consecutive championships) and their start of a CART Indycar program (1992).

Michael Stucker | Anadrill Schlumberger, Sugar Land, Texas stucker@sugar-land.anadrill.slb.com | Definately not Anadrill's opinion. Copyright Michael J. Stucker 1996 "Your the ruler of the galaxy. Show a little taste. " -- Ed Wood

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Series General
Drivers Ken Miles , Louis Wagner