1914 in motorsport

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List of years in motorsport

The following is an overview of the events of 1914 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
19–21 May 8th Isle of Man TT [1]
24–25 May 9th Targa Florio [2]
30 May 4th Indianapolis 500 [3]

Births[edit]

Date Month Name Nationality Occupation Note Ref
19 January Bob Gerard British Racing driver One of the first British Formula One drivers. [4]
22 June Toulo de Graffenried Swiss Racing driver The first Swiss Formula One driver. [5]
13 July Sam Hanks American Racing driver Winner of the Indianapolis 500 (1957) [6]
15 Birabongse Bhanudej Thai Racing driver The first Thai Formula One driver. [7]
12 November Peter Whitehead British Racing driver 24 Hours of Le Mans winner (1951) [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "TT 1914". iomtt.com. Isle of Man TT. Retrieved 15 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "9^ TARGA FLORIO". targaflorio.info. Retrieved 16 April 2017. 
  3. ^ "1914 Indianapolis 500". racing-reference.info. Racing Reference. Retrieved 15 April 2017. 
  4. ^ "Bob Gerard". en.espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 15 April 2018. 
  5. ^ "Toulo de Graffenried". en.espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 15 April 2018. 
  6. ^ "Sam Hanks". espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 15 April 2018. 
  7. ^ "Prince Bira". en.espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 15 April 2018. 
  8. ^ "Peter Whitehead". en.espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 15 April 2018. 

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