1912 in motorsport

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List of years in motorsport

The following is an overview of the events of 1912 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
25–26 May 7th Targa Florio [1]
30 May 2nd Indianapolis 500 [2]
28 June-1 July 6th Isle of Man TT [3]


Date Month Name Nationality Occupation Note Ref
22 March Leslie Johnson British Racing driver One of the first British Formula One drivers. [4]
7 October Peter Walker British Racing driver 24 Hours of Le Mans winner (1951) [5]
26 December Luis Fontés British Racing driver 24 Hours of Le Mans winner (1936). [6]


  1. ^ "7^ TARGA FLORIO". targaflorio.info. Retrieved 16 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "1912 Indianapolis 500". racing-reference.info. Racing Reference. Retrieved 15 April 2017. 
  3. ^ "TT 1912". iomtt.com. Isle of Man TT. Retrieved 15 April 2017. 
  4. ^ "Leslie Johnson". en.espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 15 April 2018. 
  5. ^ "Peter Walker". en.espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 15 April 2018. 
  6. ^ "Luis Fontes". historicracing.com. historicracing.com. Retrieved 16 April 2018. 

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