This Week in Racing History (November 14-20)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker November 14 The final race of NASCAR's inaugural season is held at Columbus, Georgia, USA (1948). November 15 Gerhard Berger leads home Michele Alboreto for a Ferarri 1-2 finish in the Australian...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

November 14
The final race of NASCAR's inaugural season is held at Columbus, Georgia, USA (1948).

November 15
Gerhard Berger leads home Michele Alboreto for a Ferarri 1-2 finish in the Australian Grand Prix on the streets of Adelaide (1987).

November 16
F1, CART, & IRL racer Roberto Guerrero born in Medillin, Columbia (1958).

November 17
Brock Yates and Dan Gurney drive nearly 2900 miles in a Ferrari Daytona from the Red Ball Garage in New York City to the Portofino Inn in Redondo Beach, California, in 35 hours and 34 minutes to win the second Cannonbal Baker Sea-to-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash (1971).

November 18
Rally driver Petter Solberg born in Askim, Norway (1974).

November 19
Ford Robinson is killed during the Carrera Panamerica when his Ferrari crashes at 208 mph on the Tehuantepec straight in Oaxaca, Mexico (1954).

November 20
Sterling Moss, in a Lotus 18, wins the USGP, at Riverside, California, the final race of the 2.5-liter F1 (1960).

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Series History
Drivers Roberto Guerrero , Gerhard Berger , Dan Gurney , Petter Solberg , Michele Alboreto , Brock Yates