1918 in motorsport

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List of years in motorsport

The following is an overview of the events of 1918 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.

Births[edit]

Date Month Name Nationality Occupation Note Ref
4 July Johnnie Parsons American Racing driver Winner of the Indianapolis 500 (1950) [1]
13 Alberto Ascari Italian Racing driver Formula One World Champion (1952, 1953). [2]
16 October Tony Rolt British Racing driver 24 Hours of Le Mans winner (1953). [3]
13 December Bill Vukovich American Racing driver Winner of the Indianapolis 500 (1952, 1953). [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Johnnie Parsons". espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 15 April 2018. 
  2. ^ "Alberto Ascari". espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 10 May 2017. 
  3. ^ "Tony Rolt". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 16 April 2018. 
  4. ^ "Bill Vukovich". espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 10 May 2017. 

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