This Week in Racing History (December 11-17)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker December 11 Jim Hall, driving a Maserati Tip 61, wins the feature race at Las Vegas, Nevada, USA (1960). December 12 Enzo Ferrari announces that Ferrari will not take part in the 1965 GT Championship...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

December 11
Jim Hall, driving a Maserati Tip 61, wins the feature race at Las Vegas, Nevada, USA (1960).

December 12
Enzo Ferrari announces that Ferrari will not take part in the 1965 GT Championship because the 250LM has not been homologated by the FIA (1964).

December 13
Indy 500 champion Bill Vukovich Sr. is born (1918).

December 14
Ray Lee Wood, a member of NASCAR's famous Wood Brothers born (1927).

December 15
Six-time IMSA Camel GT champion Peter Gregg commits suicide (1980).

December 16
Formula and sports car racer Romeo Camathias born in San Gallo, Switzerland (1947).

December 17
Peter Gethin drives a Chvron B26 to victory in the sports car race in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa (1972).

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Series History
Drivers Bill Vukovich , Peter Gregg , Peter Gethin