1909 in motorsport

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List of years in motorsport

The following is an overview of the events of 1909 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
2 May 4th Targa Florio [1]
23 September 3rd Isle of Man TT [2]

Births[edit]

Date Month Name Nationality Occupation Note Ref
15 January Jean Bugatti French Automotive designer and test engineer [3]
24 February George Robson American Racing driver Indianapolis 500 winner (1946). [4]
6 April Hermann Lang German Racing driver 24 Hours of Le Mans winner (1952). [5]
12 Jean Trémoulet French Racing driver 24 Hours of Le Mans winner (1938). [6]
28 December David Murray British Racing driver One of the first British Formula One drivers. [7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "4^ TARGA FLORIO". targaflorio.info. Retrieved 16 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "TT 1909". iomtt.com. Isle of Man TT. Retrieved 15 April 2017. 
  3. ^ "Jean Bugatti". findagrave.com. Retrieved 10 May 2017. 
  4. ^ "George Robson". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 17 April 2018. 
  5. ^ "Hermann Lang". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 16 April 2018. 
  6. ^ "Jean Trémoulet". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 16 April 2018. 
  7. ^ "David Murray". en.espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 15 April 2018. 

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