This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

December 3
Wendell Scott, the first African-American NASCAR racer, dies of spinal cancer at age 69 (1990).

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

December 5
Don Panoz, founder of Panoz Auto Development, is presented with the John Bolster Award for technical excellence at the Autosport Awards Banquet for successfully bringing front-engined cars back to top-flght sports car racing (1999).

December 6
F1 World Champion and DTM team owner Keke Rosberg born (1948).

December 7
Racer, builder and entrepeneur Marion Lee "Mickey" Thompson born in Alahambra, California, USA (1928).

December 8
Edoardo Lualdi wins the Coppa FISA at Monza, Italy, in a Ferrari 250 GTO (1964).

December 9
Race car designer Harry Miller born (1875).