This Week in Racing History (November 14-20)

This Week in Racing History November 14 - Anton "Tony" Hulman buys the Indianapolis Motor Speedway from Eddie Rickenbacker for a rumored $700,000. Wilbur Shaw is appointed General Manager ...

This Week in Racing History

November 14 - Anton "Tony" Hulman buys the Indianapolis Motor Speedway from Eddie Rickenbacker for a rumored $700,000. Wilbur Shaw is appointed General Manager (1945).

November 15 - Nick Favre and Jeremy Agace drive a Bizzarini to victory in the GT class in the 24-hour historic race at Paul Ricard circuit in France. They finish nearly 10 laps ahead of the second place Porsche (1998).

November 16 - Sportscar racer Tommy Archer born (1954).

November 17 - Start of the first Le Tour De Cours Rally. It is won by Ms. Gilberte Thiron and Mrs. Nadege Ferrier in a Renault Dauphin (1956).

November 20 - Amanda McLaren, daughter of F1 and sportscar great Bruce McLaren, is born (1965).

Previous installments of This Week in Racing History can be found at motorsport.com.

Copyright Michael J. Stucker 1999 stucker@$sugar-land.spc.slb.com Remove "$" from email address above. www.flash.net/~cstucker

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Drivers Tommy Archer , Bruce McLaren , Jeremy Agace