Events on November 19th
Interesting and notable events from the history of motor sport.
Andre Boillot won the Coppa Florio
Andre Boillot won the Coppa Florio driving a 1914 Grand Prix Peugeot powered by a 3.8-liter sleeve-valve engine. His average speed was 37.5 mph/60.4 kph.
Henrique Lehrfeld won the 1st Hill Climb of Cabo Da Roca with a Bugatti T35B.
George Eyston set a new one mile Land Speed Record of 311.42 mph
Captain George Edward Thomas Eyston of England, set a One-Mile Land Speed Record of 311.42 mph /501.18 kph in the Thunderbolt 1 on the Bonneville Salt Flats.
Hugo Hollis won Saddle Road Hill Climb with an MG/TC.
British Government imposes an experimental 70 mph speed limit on motorways.
Nimrod Racing Automobiles is officially launched at Goodwood.
Nimrod Racing Automobiles is officially launched at Goodwood, England, with James Hunt and Stirling Moss performing demonstration runs in their Aston Martin powered cars.
A 1931 Bugatti Royale car is sold at auction for Â£5.5million.