This Week in Racing History (November 7-13)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker November 7 Sports car racer Sherwood Johnson dies at age 73 (2000). November 8 Victor Hemery establishes a new speed record at Brooklands of 202.691 kmh in a "Blitzen Benz" (1909). November 9 Bruce...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

November 7
Sports car racer Sherwood Johnson dies at age 73 (2000).

November 8
Victor Hemery establishes a new speed record at Brooklands of 202.691 kmh in a "Blitzen Benz" (1909).

November 9
Bruce McLaren, driving a McLaren M8B-Chevrolet, wins the final Can-Am race of the year, in College Station, Texas, USA. This is Team McLaren's twelfth win in 12 races as Bruce clinches the Can-Am championship (1969).

November 10
Rally driver Freddy Loix born in Tongeren, Belgium (1970).

November 11
The descision is made at Panoz Motorsports to build the Roadster S race car (1998).

November 12
Bernd Rosemeyer Jr., son of the great pre-WWII German racer, born (1937).

November 13
Car builder Luigi Lesovsky dies of a heart attack (1994).

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Series Vintage
Drivers Bruce McLaren , Freddy Loix