This Week in Racing History (November 19-25)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com November 19 Mike Snively records the first sub-6-second pass in NHRA Top Fuel history when runs the 1/4-mile in 5.97 seconds at Ontario, California, USA (1972). November 20 F1...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker
www.vintageRPM.com

November 19
Mike Snively records the first sub-6-second pass in NHRA Top Fuel history when runs the 1/4-mile in 5.97 seconds at Ontario, California, USA (1972).


November 20
F1 and endurance racer Stefan Bellof born (1957).

November 21
F1 racer Jacque Laffite born in Paris, France (1943).

November 22
Jim Paschall drives a Petty Engineering Plymouth to victory in the NASCAR Grand National race at Tar Heel Speedway in Randleman, North carolina, USA (1962).

November 23
Andre Boillet drives a Peugeot to victory in the 268-mile Targa Florio road race held on the 67-mile Medio Circuito Madonie in Sicily, Italy (1919).

November 24
Engineer Ross Brawn born in Manchester, England (1954).

November 25
Gaston Chevrolet killed in National Championship race at Beverly Hill, California (1920).

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