Tag: Indianapolis

  • 10-11 November: This Weekend in Motor Sport History

    Discover the momentous motor sporting events that took place this weekend in history …… ~10 November~ 1968: Jim Hall’s Can-Am driving career was ended by injuries suffered in an accident during the Stardust GP Can-Am race in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Denny Hulme in a McLaren M8A-Chevrolet won the race and the championship. 1992: Ford […]

  • 7-8 January: This Weekend in Motor Sport History

    ~7th January~ 1956: The New Zealand Grand Prix run over 100 laps of the 2 mile Ardmore was won by Stirling Moss in a Maserati 250F. 1964: Reginald Harold Haslam Parnell (52), Formula One driver and team manager from England died. Parnell successfully raced a private Maserati 4CLT/48 and an E-Type ERA which led to […]

  • 5-11 September: Motoring Milestones

    Cars, people and events in this week’s Motoring Milestones include: Bridgestone Corporation, Italian Grand Prix, Bub Seven, the first motor race and the Severn Bridge. 120 years ago this week, A.H. Whiting won the first motor race held on a racetrack [7 September 1896]. A crowd of 40,000 people watched Whiting drive a Riker electric car […]