This Week in Racing History (November 28-December 4)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com November 28 The Angolan Grand Prix for sports cars is won by David Piper in a Ferrari 365P2 (1965). November 29 Automotive journalist and Mille Miglia winner (as navigator ...

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

November 28
The Angolan Grand Prix for sports cars is won by David Piper in a Ferrari 365P2 (1965).

November 29
Automotive journalist and Mille Miglia winner (as navigator for Stirling Moss) Denis Jenkinson dies of natural causes (1996).

November 30
CART team owners elect Pat Patrick as their first president and announce that they will run their own races, without USAC sanction (1978).

December 1
Dan Gurney drives his Weslake-Ford-powered Eagle to victory in the USAC Championship race at Riverside International Raceway in Riverside, California, USA (1968).

December 2
Roger Penske drives a Ferrari 250 GTO to victory in the Tourist Trophy race at Nassau in the Bahamas (1962).

December 3
Stanley Dickens and Kunimitsu Takahashi win the 1000 kilometer All Japan Sportscar Championship race at Suzuka in a Porsche 962. It is the 31st (out of 35 races) and final win for the 956/962 in Japanese competition (1989).

December 4
Stirling Moss, driving an Aston Martin DBR2, wins the Governor's Trophy race at Nassau in the Bahamas (1959).

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Series History
Drivers David Piper , Dan Gurney , Stirling Moss , Kunimitsu Takahashi , Stanley Dickens , Roger Penske