1920 in motorsport

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The following is an overview of the events of 1920 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
31 May 8th Indianapolis 500 [1]
15–16 June 9th Isle of Man TT [2]
24 October 11th Targa Florio [3]

Births[edit]

Date Month Name Nationality Occupation Note Ref
3 February Tony Gaze Australian Racing driver The first Australian Formula One driver. [4]
30 April Duncan Hamilton British Racing driver 24 Hours of Le Mans winner (1953). [5]

Deaths[edit]

Date Month Name Age Nationality Occupation Note Ref
25 November Gaston Chevrolet 28 French-American Racing driver Indianapolis 500 winner (1920). [6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1920 Indianapolis 500". racing-reference.info. Racing Reference. Retrieved 15 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "TT 1920". iomtt.com. Isle of Man TT. Retrieved 15 April 2017. 
  3. ^ "11^ TARGA FLORIO". targaflorio.info. Retrieved 16 April 2017. 
  4. ^ "Tony Gaze". en.espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 15 April 2018. 
  5. ^ "Duncan Hamilton". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 16 April 2018. 
  6. ^ "Gaston Chevrolet". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 16 April 2018. 

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