This Week in Racing History (November 6-12)

Mike Stucker, Historian

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

November 6
Richard Atwood and David Piper drive Piper's Ferrari 365P2 to victory in the Rand 9 Hour Race at Kyalami, South Africa (1965).

David Piper
David Piper

Photo by: Jean-Philippe Legrand

November 7
Sportscar racer Ken Miles born (1918).

November 8
Roberto Moreno drives a Ralt RT4-Ford to victory in the Formula Pacific Australian Grand Prix at Calder Raceway in Victoria, Australia (1981).

November 9
Pete Lovely, driving a 2-liter Ferrari Testa Rossa, wins the very first race ever run at Laguna Seca Raceway near Monterey, California, USA (1957).

November 10
Bobby Labonte wins the NAPA 500 at Atlanta, Georgia, USA. His brother Terry clinches the NASCAR Winston Cup championship (1996).

November 11
Johnnie Parsons drives a Kuzma-Offy to victory in the AAA Championship race on the dirt track in Bay Meadows, California, USA (1951).

November 12
George Eaton, heir to a department store chain and Can-Am & F5000 racer in the '60s & '70s, born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada (1945).

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Series History
Drivers Bobby Labonte , Roberto Moreno , David Piper , Ken Miles , Pete Lovely
Tags eton, ferrari, labonte, miles, moreno, parsons, piper, stucker