This Week in Racing History (November 25-December 1)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com November 25 Gaston Chevrolet killed in National Championship race at Beverly Hill, California (1920). November 26 Dan Gurney drives an Eagle to victory in the Rex Mays 200 ...

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

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

November 26
Dan Gurney drives an Eagle to victory in the Rex Mays 200 Indycar race at Riverside, California, USA. He becomes the first driver to win in the four major racing disciplines of Indycars, stockcars, F1, and sportscars (1967).

November 27
Ralph Mulford drives a Lozier to victory in the first Vanderbilt Cup race to be held in Savanah, Georgia, USA (1911).

November 28
Bill France Jr. resigns as president of NASCAR and is replaced by Mike Helton (2000).

November 29
Graham Hill dies in the crash of an airplane he was piloting, at Arley, Hertfordshire, England, when it hit trees in fog. Tony Brise, driver for Hill's F1 racing team, also dies in the crash (1975).

November 30
Alfa Romeo acquires Autodelta, making it their in-house racing department (1964).

December 1
Scuderia Ferrari is formed (1929).

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