1921 in motorsport

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List of years in motorsport

The following is an overview of the events of 1921 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
29 May 12th Targa Florio [1]
30 May 9th Indianapolis 500 [2]
14–16 June 10th Isle of Man TT [3]

Births[edit]

Date Month Name Nationality Occupation Note Ref
10 January Rodger Ward American Racing driver Winner of the Indianapolis 500 (1959, 1962) [4]
9 April Jean-Marie Balestre French Auto racing executive administrator The 9th FIA president [5]
11 May Geoffrey Crossley British Racing driver One of the first British Formula One drivers. [6]
4 June Ettore Chimeri Venezuelan Racing driver The first Venezuelan Formula One driver. [7]
29 Harry Schell American Racing driver The first American Formula One driver. [8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "12^ TARGA FLORIO". targaflorio.info. Retrieved 16 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "1921 Indianapolis 500". racing-reference.info. Racing Reference. Retrieved 15 April 2017. 
  3. ^ "TT 1921". iomtt.com. Isle of Man TT. Retrieved 15 April 2017. 
  4. ^ "Rodger Ward". espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 15 April 2018. 
  5. ^ Henry, Alan (31 March 2008). "Obituary: Jean-Marie Balestre". The Guardian. Retrieved 30 October 2014. 
  6. ^ "Geoffrey Crossley". en.espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 15 April 2018. 
  7. ^ "Ettore Chimeri". en.espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 15 April 2018. 
  8. ^ "Harry Schell". en.espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 15 April 2018. 

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