This Week in Racing History (November 6-12)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker November 6 Richard Atwood and David Piper drive Piper's Ferrari 365P2 to victory in the Rand 9 Hour Race at Kyalami, South Africa (1965). November 7 American racer Ted Wentz born (1946). November...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

November 6
Richard Atwood and David Piper drive Piper's Ferrari 365P2 to victory in the Rand 9 Hour Race at Kyalami, South Africa (1965).

November 7
American racer Ted Wentz born (1946).

November 8
Le Mans winner Masten Gregory dies from a heart attack (1985).

November 9
Arturo Mezario and Clay Reggazzoni drive a Ferrari 312PB to victory in the 9 hour endurance race at Kyalami, South Africa. Twelfth win in 12 races this year for the 312PB (1972).

November 10
Jim Hall's Can-Am driving career is ended by injuries suffered in an accident during the Stardust GP Can-Am race in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. The race and the championship are won by Denny Hulme in a McLaren M8A-Chevrolet (1968).

November 11
Robert "Red" Byron, who won the first NASCAR sanctioned race, dies (1960).

November 12
Tommy Milton drives the Durant Special to victory in a sprint race in Phoenix, Arizona, USA (1921).

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