1916 in motorsport

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List of years in motorsport

The following is an overview of the events of 1916 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
30 May 6th Indianapolis 500 [1]


Date Month Name Nationality Occupation Note Ref
11 August Johnny Claes Belgian Racing driver The first Belgian Formula One driver. [2]


  1. ^ "1916 Indianapolis 500". racing-reference.info. Racing Reference. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Johnny Claes". en.espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 15 April 2018.

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