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

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

December 7
Mario Andretti drives a Ford-powered Brawner Hawk to victory in the USAC Championship race at Riverside, California, USA (1969).

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

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

December 10
Alfonso de Portago wins the Ascari Trophy race at Nassau in the Bahamamas driving a Ferrari 750 Monza (1955).

December 11
Ferdinand Alexander "Butzi" Porsche, son of the founder of the Porsche automobile company and designer of the Porsche 904 and 911, born (1935).

December 12
F1 and Indy 500 champion Emerson Fittipaldi born in Sao Paulo, Brazil (1946).