this Week in Racing History (November 9-15)

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

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

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
Ayrton Senna wins the first F3 race he enters, at Thruxton, England (1982).

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

November 13
Willy Walb gives the Auto Union P-Wagon Grand Prix car its first test run on the southern loop of the Nurburgring in Germany (1933).

November 14
English motoring enthusiasts celebrate the government raising the speed limit from 4 to 14 mph with the first London-to-Brighton Run (1896).

November 15
Gerhard Berger leads home Michele Alboreto for a Ferarri 1-2 finish in the Australian Grand Prix on the streets of Adelaide (1987).

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Series HISTORY
Drivers Gerhard Berger , Denny Hulme , Ayrton Senna , Michele Alboreto