This Week in Racing History (December 2-8)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com December 2 Peter Gethin drives a Chevron B26 to victory in the sports car race at Welkom, South Africa (1972). December 3 Stanley Dickens and Kunimitsu Takahashi win the 1000 ...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker
www.vintageRPM.com

December 2
Peter Gethin drives a Chevron B26 to victory in the sports car race at Welkom, South Africa (1972).

December 3
Stanley Dickens and Kunimitsu Takahashi win the 1000 kilometer All Japan Sportscar Championship race at Suzuka in a Porsche 962. It is the 31st (out of 35 races) and final win for the 956/962 in Japanese competition (1989).

December 4
Sterling Moss, driving an Aston Martin DBR2, wins the Governor's Trophy race at Nassua in the Bahammas (1959).

December 5
South African sportscar racer Sarel van der Merwe born (1946).

December 6
Formula One champion and DTM team owner Keijo Eric "Keke" Rosberg born in Stockholm, Sweden (1948).

December 7
Sports car racer Bob Tullius born (1936).

December 8
Mike Gamino drives a Ferrari 250 GTO to a class win in the Nassau Trophy Race in the Bahamas (1963).

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