This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

November 9
Pete Lovely drives a Ferrari to victory in the first race held at Laguna Seca, California, USA (1950).

November 10
Rally driver Markko Martin born (1975).

November 11
Billy Knipper, driving a Lancia Gamma Tipo da Corsa, wins the Tiedeman Tophy at Savannah, Georgia, USA (1910).

November 12
Dale Earnhardt wins the NAPA 500 at Atlanta, Georgia, USA, but Jeff Gordon clinches the NASCAR Winston Cup Championship (1995).

November 13
Dick Atkins dies from injuries suffered in a crash during a sprint car race at Gardena, California, USA (1966).

November 14
The Triumph Motorcycle factory in Coventry, England, is destroyed by German bombers (1940).

November 15
Brad Jeter, driving a Chevrolet S-10, wins the NHRA Pro Stock Truck drag race at Pomona, California, USA (1998).