This Week in Racing History (November 10-16)

People in this week in racing history include: Bobby Labonte, Terry Labonte, Billy Knipper, John Surtees, Bruce McLaren, Masahiro Hasemi, Larry Kopp, Gerhard Berger, Michele Alboreto, Alfredo Caniato and Enzo Ferrari.

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

November 10
Bobby Labonte wins the NAPA 500 at Atlanta, Georgia, USA. His brother Terry clinches the NASCAR Winston Cup championship (1996).

John Surtees
John Surtees

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November 11
Billy Knipper, driving a Lancia Gamma Tipo da Corsa, wins the Tiedeman Tophy at Savannah, Georgia, USA (1910).

November 12
John Surtees drives a Lola T70-Chevrolet to victory in the Can-Am race at Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

This will be John's final Can-Am win. Bruce McLaren clinches the Can-Am Championship (1967).

November 13
Japanese Touring Car champion Masahiro Hasemi born (1945).

November 14
Larry Kopp becomes the inaugural NHRA Pro Stock Truck champion when he qualifies for the final race of the season in Pomona, Californa, USA (1998).

November 15
Gerhard Berger leads home Michele Alboreto for a Ferarri 1-2 finish in the Australian Grand Prix on the streets of Adelaide (1987).

November 16
S.A. Scuderia Ferrari formed with Alfredo Caniato as President and Enzo Ferrari as Managing Director (1929).

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Series History
Drivers Bobby Labonte , Terry Labonte , Larry Kopp , Gerhard Berger , Bruce McLaren , Michele Alboreto , Masahiro Hasemi , John Surtees
Article type Special feature
Tags alboreto, berger, caniato, ferrari, hasemi, history, knipper, kopp, labonte, mclaren, surtees