This Week in Racing History (November 10-16)

This Week in Racing History 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 (1968). - Eddie Irvine born ...

This Week in Racing History

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 (1968).

- Eddie Irvine born (1965).

November 11 - Damon Hill captures his 11th F1 pole position, on 11/11, at the 11th GP race held at Adelaide, Australia (1995).

November 13 - Final F1 race for Andrea de Cesaris and Ricardo Patrese (1994).

- Bob Summers drove Goldenrod to a new LSR for wheeldriven vehicles, at Bonneville, setting the mark at 409.27 mph/ 654.83 kph. The record still stands today (1965).

November 14 - Eliseo Salazar, first Chilean to compete in F1, born (1954).

November 15 - Ferdinand Porsche first discusses designing a mid-engined single-seater with his associates. The car later becomes the Auto Union Type A (1932).

- Craig Breedlove tops Art Arfons' eight day old Land Speed Record with a run of 600.60 mph/960.96 kph in the Spirit of America Sonic 1, at Bonneville. This ended a two-year battle between Breedlove and Arfons. Breedlove's record stood for five years (1965).

Michael Stucker | Anadrill Schlumberger, Sugar Land, Texas stucker@sugar-land.anadrill.slb.com | Definately not Anadrill's opinion. Copyright Michael J. Stucker 1996 "Your the ruler of the galaxy. Show a little taste. " -- Ed Wood

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Series General
Drivers Eddie Irvine , Eliseo Salazar , Andrea de Cesaris , Damon Hill