1924 in motorsport

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The following is an overview of the events of 1924 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
27 April 15th Targa Florio [1]
30 May 12th Indianapolis 500 [2]
14–15 June 2nd 24 Hours of Le Mans [3]
23–28 June 13th Isle of Man TT [4]
19–20 July 1st 24 Hours of Spa [5]

Births[edit]

Date Month Name Nationality Occupation Note Ref
12 January Olivier Gendebien Belgian Racing driver 24 Hours of Le Mans winner (1958, 1960-1962). [6]
28 July Luigi Musso Italian Racing driver 1956 Argentine Grand Prix winner [7]
7 December John Love Rhodesian Racing driver The first Rhodesian Formula One driver. 1962 British Saloon Car Championship winner. [8]

Deaths[edit]

Date Month Name Age Nationality Occupation Note Ref
2 September Joe Boyer 35 American Racing driver Indianapolis 500 winner (1924). [9]
3 Dario Resta 42 Italian-British Racing driver Indianapolis 500 winner (1916). [10]
15 Jimmy Murphy 30 American Racing driver Indianapolis 500 winner (1922). [11]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "15^ TARGA FLORIO". targaflorio.info. Retrieved 16 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "1924 Indianapolis 500". racing-reference.info. Racing Reference. Retrieved 15 April 2017. 
  3. ^ "Le Mans Register - 1924". formula2.net. Retrieved 16 April 2017. 
  4. ^ "TT 1924". iomtt.com. Isle of Man TT. Retrieved 15 April 2017. 
  5. ^ "Spa 24 Hours 1924 - Racing Sports Cars". racingsportscars.com. Retrieved 16 April 2017. 
  6. ^ "Olivier Gendebien". en.espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 15 April 2018. 
  7. ^ "Luigi Musso". espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 15 April 2018. 
  8. ^ "John Love". en.espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 15 April 2018. 
  9. ^ "Joe Boyer". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 16 April 2018. 
  10. ^ "Dario Resta". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 16 April 2018. 
  11. ^ "Jimmy Murphy". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 16 April 2018. 

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