This Week in Racing History (November 16-22)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker November 16 Tazio Nuvolari, racing great between the wars, is born at 9:00 AM in Castel d'Dario, Italy (1892). November 17 British saloon car racers Anita Taylor and David Matthews are wed ...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

November 16
Tazio Nuvolari, racing great between the wars, is born at 9:00 AM in Castel d'Dario, Italy (1892).

November 17
British saloon car racers Anita Taylor and David Matthews are wed (1966).

November 18
Dale Johnson, driving a Porsche Carrera Speedster, wins the Cal Club under-1.5 liter sportscar race at Paramount Sportsman's Ranch near Agoura, California, USA (1956).

November 19
Nimrod Racing Automobiles is officially launched at Goodwood, England, with James Hunt and Sterling Moss performing demonstration runs in their Aston Martin powered cars (1981).

November 20
Mario Andretti drives a Brawner/Hawk to victory in the USAC Championship race at Phoenix, Arizona, USA (1966).

November 21
F1 driver Jacques Laffite born (1943).

November 22
Ronnie Sox becomes the first person to run 140 mph at the end of the 1/4-mile in an NHRA Pro Stock car when he runs 140.18 mph at Ontario, California, USA (1970).

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