This Week in Racing History (November 13-19)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker November 13 John Surtees wins the final race of the inaugural Can-Am season, at Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, driving a Chevy powered Lola T70. Surtees becomes the series first champion (1966). November...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

November 13
John Surtees wins the final race of the inaugural Can-Am season, at Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, driving a Chevy powered Lola T70. Surtees becomes the series first champion (1966).

November 14
Nick Craw, future CEO of the SCCA and Director of ACCUS, born (1936).

November 15
Sprint car racer Daryl Moore born (1946).

November 16
Indycar racer Dean Hall born in Palo Alto, California, USA (1957).

November 17
Augieres drives his Mors to a new Land Speed Record of 77.13 mph/123.40 kph at Dourdan, France (1902).

November 18
Ken Miles wins the Cal Club Under-1.5 Liter Modified race and championship at Paramount Sportsman's Ranch near Agora, California, USA, driving the Pooper, a Porsche-powered Cooper Bobtail (1956).


November 19
Mario Andretti wins the USAC Championship race at Phoenix, Arizona, USA (1967).

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