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

November 4
Jackie Ickx and Brian Redman drive a Gulf Mirage-Ford to victory in the Kyalami 9-hour sports car race in South Africa (1967).

November 5
Tazio Nuvolari drives a 1000cc Harley-Davidson to his first motorcycle race win, the Riunione Motorcyclistica, at Mantua, Italy (1922).

November 6
Rex Mays dies in wreck on 12th lap of AAA Championship race in Del Mar, California, (1949).

November 7
Jackie Ickx and Ignazio Giunti drive a Ferrari 512S to victory in the Springbok Series at Kyalami, South Africa (1970).

November 8
The Laguna Seca race course near Monterey, California, USA, opens (1957).

November 9
Bruce McLaren, driving a McLaren M8B-Chevrolet, wins the final Can-Am race of the year, in College Station, Texas, USA. This is Team McLaren's twelfth win in 12 races as Bruce clinches the Can-Am championship (1969).

November 10
Pete Lovely drives a 2-liter Ferrari Testa Rossa to victory in the main event at Laguna Seca (1957).