This Week in Racing History (December 2-8)

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

December 2
Leo Mehl named to head the Indy Racing League (1996).

December 3
Sports car racer Bob Schroeder dies at age 85 in Dallas, Texas, USA (2011).

Keke Rosberg Team principal Audi Team Rosberg
Keke Rosberg Team principal Audi Team Rosberg

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December 4
Stirling Moss, driving an Aston Martin DBR2, wins the Governor's Trophy race at Nassau in the Bahamas (1959).

December 5
The paved track at Marouba, New South Wales, Australia, opens (1925).

December 6
Formula One champion and DTM team owner Keijo Eric "Keke" Rosberg born in Stockholm, Sweden (1948).

December 7
Jim Hall, driving a a Lister-Chevrolet, wins the sports car feature race at Hondo, Texas, USA (1958).

December 8
Mike Hailwood and Malcolm Guthrie drive a Mirage-Ford to victory in the Springbok Series Lourenco Marques 3 Hours in Mozambique (1968).

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Series History
Drivers Keke Rosberg , Stirling Moss , Mike Hailwood
Article type Special feature
Tags aston martin, chevrolet, hall, history, mehl, moss, rosberg, schroeder, stucker