1911 in motorsport

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List of years in motorsport

The following is an overview of the events of 1911 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
14 May 6th Targa Florio [1]
30 May 1st Indianapolis 500 [2]
30 June-3 July 5th Isle of Man TT [3]

Births[edit]

Date Month Name Nationality Occupation Note Ref
20 June Paul Pietsch German Racing driver The first German Formula One driver. [4]
24 Juan Manuel Fangio Argentine Racing driver Formula One World Champion (1951, 1954-1957). [5]
2 July Reg Parnell British Racing driver 1951 BRDC International Trophy winner. [6]
14 September Leslie Graham British Motorcycle racer 500cc Grand Prix motorcycle racing World champion (1949). [7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "6^ TARGA FLORIO". targaflorio.info. Retrieved 16 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "1911 Indianapolis 500". racing-reference.info. Racing Reference. Retrieved 15 April 2017. 
  3. ^ "TT 1911". iomtt.com. Isle of Man TT. Retrieved 15 April 2017. 
  4. ^ "Paul Pietsch". en.espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 15 April 2018. 
  5. ^ "Juan Manuel Fangio". ESPN. Retrieved 3 September 2017. 
  6. ^ "Reg Parnell". en.espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 15 April 2018. 
  7. ^ "Leslie Graham". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 16 April 2018. 

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