This week in racing history (1997-11-09)

This Week in Racing History Mike Stucker November 9 NASCAR truck racer Rick Carelli born (1955). November 10 F1 racer Eddie Irvine born (1965). November 11 F1 racer Vittorio Brambilla born (1937). Junior Dragster racer Courtney Enders born...

This Week in Racing History Mike Stucker

November 9
NASCAR truck racer Rick Carelli born (1955).

November 10
F1 racer Eddie Irvine born (1965).

November 11
F1 racer Vittorio Brambilla born (1937).


Junior Dragster racer Courtney Enders born (1986).

November 12
Driving a Benz, American David Bruce-Brown wins the second American Grand Prize race. Run through the streets of Savannah, Georgia, it is the closest Grand Prix finish up to that time as Bruce-Brown defeats fellow Benz driver Victor Hemery by 1.42 seconds (1910).

November 13
Paul Baras drives a Daraq to a new Land Speed Record of 104.52 mph/167.23 kph at Ostend (1904).

November 14
Sportscar and F1 racer Brett Lunger born (1945).

November 15
Craig Breedlove drives his Spirit of America to a new Land Speed Record of 600.601 mph (1965).

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Series History
Drivers Eddie Irvine , Rick Carelli , Vittorio Brambilla