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Events on this day

Interesting and notable events from the history of motor sport.

1954 Lady Wigram Trophy won by Peter Whitehead in a Ferrari....read more

1955 Ricardo (aged 12) and Perdo (aged 15) Rodriguez took part in their first race.

1960 Teretonga International won by Ian Burgess in a Cooper from David Piper in a Lotus and first NZ finisher Syd Jensen in a Cooper.

1966 The Porsche 906 won its class at the Daytona 24hr race on its racing debut.

1966 Daytona 24 Hour Race won by Ken Miles and Indy driver Lloyd Ruby in a 7 liter Ford Mark 2....read more

1972 Daytona 6 Hour Race...read more

1972 Round 5 of the Tasman Cup won by Graham McRae in a McRae GM1-Chevrolet....read more

1977 Warwick Brown drives a Lola T430 to victory in the F5000 Australian Grand Prix at Oran Park in Sydney.

1977 Daytona 24 Hour Race won by John Graves, Hurley Haywood and Dave Helmick in a Porsche Carrera RSR....read more

Born on this day

Passed away on this day

Latest Posts

These are the 1955 F1 DB-Panhards at Pau in 1955, possibly the most useless cars ever to start a 1st class Formula 1 event! read more

2018-12-14 09:50:45.0 / by historicracing.com

Giancarlo Baghetti, arguably the first and only person to win his very first F1 World Championship Grand Prix read more

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Maurice Trintignant driving his Scuderia Centro-Sud Cooper-Climax to work in 1960 read more

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