This Week in Racing History (November 11-17).

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

November 11
Johnny Parsons drives a Kurtis-Offenhauser to victory in the AAA Bay Meadows 150 at Bay Meadows Race Track in San Mateo, California, USA (1951).

Jeff Gordon
Jeff Gordon

Photo by: Richard Sloop

November 12
Dale Earnhardt wins the NAPA 500 at Atlanta, Georgia, USA, but Jeff Gordon clinches the NASCAR Winston Cup Championship (1995).

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

November 14
Hap Sharp drives a Chaparral to victory in the USAC-sanctioned sports car race in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA (1965).

November 15
Sprint car racer Daryl Moore born (1946).

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

November 17
Carroll Shelby drives John Edgar's Maserati 450S to victory in an SCCA National race at Riverside, California, USA (1957).

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Series History
Drivers Dale Earnhardt , Jeff Gordon , Johnny Parsons
Article type Special feature
Tags baras, chaparral, earnhardt, ferrari, gordon, maserati, nascar, parsons, scca, sharp, shelby, stucker, usac