1906 in motorsport

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List of years in motorsport

The following is an overview of the events of 1906 in motorsport, including the major racing events, racing festivals, circuits that were opened and closed during a year, championships and non-championship events that were established and disestablished in a year, births and deaths of racing drivers and other motorsport people.

Annual events[edit]

The calendar includes only annual major non-championship events or annual events that had own significance separate from the championship. For the dates of the championship events see related season articles.

Date Event Ref
6 May 1st Targa Florio [1]

Births[edit]

Date Month Name Nationality Occupation Note Ref
26 May Mauri Rose American Racing driver Indianapolis 500 winner (1941, 1947-1948). [2]
6 July Cuth Harrison British Racing driver One of the first British Formula One drivers. [3]
31 August Raymond Sommer French Racing driver 24 Hours of Le Mans winner (1932, 1933). [4]
4 October Eitel Cantoni Uruguayan Racing driver The first Uruguayan Formula One driver. [5]
12 Piero Taruffi Italian Racing driver 1952 Swiss Grand Prix winner [6]
30 Giuseppe Farina Italian Racing driver First Formula One World Champion. [7]
11 November Bill Cummings American Racing driver Indianapolis 500 winner (1934). [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1^ TARGA FLORIO". targaflorio.info. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Mauri Rose". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Cuth Harrison". en.espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  4. ^ "Raymond Sommer". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
  5. ^ "Eitel Cantoni". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  6. ^ "Piero Taruffi". espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  7. ^ "Giuseppe Nino Farina — Biography". Grand Prix History. Retrieved 3 September 2017.
  8. ^ "Bill Cummings". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 17 April 2018.

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