This Week in Racing History
Michael J. Stucker

November 11
Sportscar racer Martino Finotto born (1933).

November 12
William H. Frick, who helped build Briggs Cunnungham's race cars, dies at age 84 (2000).

November 13
Open-wheel and sports car racer Jeret Schroeder born (1969).

November 14
English motoring enthusiasts celebrate the government raising the speed limit from 4 to 14 mph with the first London-to-Brighton Run (1896).

November 15
Six drivers enter the last NASCAR Winston Cup race of the season, at Atlanta, Georgia, USA, with a chance of winning the championship. Bill Elliott wins the race but Alan Kulwicki finishes second and wins the title. Richard Petty's last race as a driver (1992).

November 16
Bobby Labonte repeats as victor in the NAPA 500 at Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Jeff Gordon cliches his second NASCAR Winston Cup crown (1997).

November 17
Sprint car racer Eric Gordon born (1967).