This Week in Racing History (November19-25)

This Week in Racing History November 19 The fifth and final Carrera Panamerica de Mexico begins in Tuxtla Gutierrez-Oaxaca (1954). November 20 Frank Duryea wins the first road race over public roads in the US (1895). November 21 F1 driver ...

This Week in Racing History

November 19
The fifth and final Carrera Panamerica de Mexico begins in Tuxtla Gutierrez-Oaxaca (1954).

November 20
Frank Duryea wins the first road race over public roads in the US (1895).

November 21
F1 driver Jacque Laffite born (1943).

November 22
CART team owner John Della Penna makes his TV sitcom debut with a non-speaking walk-on part on NBC's "Veronica's Closet" (1999).

November 23
Sportscar racer Jeremy Dale born (1962).


Umberto Maglioli wins the fifth and final Carrera Panamerica de Mexico road race (1954).


Hertz Rent-A-Car places their first order for Mustang GT350s from Shelby American. These 200 cars are called GT350H (1965).

November 24
London-Sydney marathon begins at the Crystal Palace in London, England. Andrew Cowan would go on to win in a Hillman Hunter (1998).

November 25
England's National Sporting Club honors Graham Hill with a retirement dinner (1976).

Copyright 2000 Michael J. Stucker

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