This Week in Racing History (December 7-13)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker December 7 Hermann Cordes buys Ferrari 250 GTO ...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

December 7
Hermann Cordes buys Ferrari 250 GTO #4115GT, the only 250 GTO sold to someone in Germany (1962).

December 8
Dan Gurney drives Frank Arciero's Ferrari 375 to victory in the last race ever run at Paramount Sportsman's Ranch, near Agoura, California, USA. Jim Firestone dies in an accident during the race (1956).

December 9
Hary Miller, father of the Miller racing engine, born (1875).

December 10
Racer Jurgen Barth born (1947).

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

December 12
Sportcar racer John Fitch receives his United States Army Air Corp wings (1941).

December 13
Indy 500 champion Bill Vukovich Sr. is born (1918).

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