This Week in Racing History (November 30-December 6)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com November 30 Pat Patrick is elected as the first president of CART (1978). December 1 Scuderia Ferrari is formed (1929). December 2 Tom "The Mongoose" McEwen defeats Don "The...

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

November 30
Pat Patrick is elected as the first president of CART (1978).

December 1
Scuderia Ferrari is formed (1929).

December 2
Tom "The Mongoose" McEwen defeats Don "The Snake" Prudhomme in the Funny Car finals of "The Last Drag Race" at Lions Drag Strip in Long Beach, California, USA (1972).

December 3
Wendell Scott, the first African-American NASCAR racer, dies of spinal cancer at age 69 (1990).

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

December 5
The paved track at Marouba, New South Wales, Australia, opens (1925).

December 6
Formula One champion and DTM team owner Keijo Eric "Keke" Rosberg born in Stockholm, Sweden (1948).

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