1908 in motorsport

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The following is an overview of the events of 1908 in motorsport including the major racing events, motorsport venues 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
18 May 3rd Targa Florio [1]
22 September 2nd Isle of Man TT [2]


Date Month Name Nationality Occupation Note Ref
26 February Jean-Pierre Wimille French Racing driver 24 Hours of Le Mans winner (1937, 1939). [3]
18 December Bill Holland American Racing driver Indianapolis 500 winner (1949). [4]


  1. ^ "3^ TARGA FLORIO". targaflorio.info. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  2. ^ "TT 1908". iomtt.com. Isle of Man TT. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Jean-Pierre Wimille". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
  4. ^ "Bill Holland". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 17 April 2018.

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