This Week in Racing History (December 3-9)

This Week in Racing History December 3 NASCAR stockcar driver Bobby Allison born (1937). December 4 The Gazetto dello Sport announces the first Mille Miglia road race (1926). December 5 Don Panoz, founder of Panoz Auto Development, is ...

This Week in Racing History

December 3
NASCAR stockcar driver Bobby Allison born (1937).

December 4
The Gazetto dello Sport announces the first Mille Miglia road race (1926).

December 5
Don Panoz, founder of Panoz Auto Development, is presented with the John Bolster Award for technical excellence at the Autosport Awards Banquet for successfully bringing front-engined cars back to top-flght sportscar racing (1999).

December 6
Formula One World Champion Keke Rosberg born (1948).

December 7
C.W. Van Ranst, who designed Indy 500 winning engines for Gaston Chevrolet, Tommy Milton, and Fred Frame, born (1892).

December 8
Indycar racer George Snider born (1940).

December 9
The Automobile Racing Club of America dispands two days after the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor (1941).

Copyright 2000 Michael J. Stucker

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Series History
Drivers Keke Rosberg , Don Panoz , Bobby Allison