This Week in Racing History
Alfonso de Portago wins the Governor's Cup race at Nassau, Bahamas, driving a Ferrari 750 Monza (1955).
Having not raced since August due to a wrist injury, Rick Mears announces his retirement from racing (1992).
Jim Hall, driving a Maserati Tipo 61, wins the feature race at Las Vegas, Nevada, USA (1960).
Alfonso de Portago drives a Ferrari 750 Monza to victory in the Bahamas Trohpy race at Nassau (1954).
Indy 500 winner Vaso Bill "Vuky" Vukovich Sr. born (1918).
The official launch of the Lancia 037 rally car occurs during the Fiat Competition press conferemnce at Corso Marche in Turin Italy (1981).
Indy car mechanic Clint Brawner born (1916).