1927 in motorsport

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List of years in motorsport

The following is an overview of the events of 1927 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
26–27 March 1st Mille Miglia [1]
24 April 18th Targa Florio [2]
30 May 15th Indianapolis 500 [3]
15–19 June 16th Isle of Man TT [4]
18–19 June 5th 24 Hours of Le Mans [5]
9–10 July 4th 24 Hours of Spa [6]

Births[edit]

Date Month Name Nationality Occupation Note Ref
20 April Phil Hill American Racing driver Formula One World Champion (1961). 24 Hours of Le Mans winner (1958, 1961-1962). [7]
10 August Jean Guichet French Racing driver 24 Hours of Le Mans winner (1964). [8]

Deaths[edit]

Date Month Name Age Nationality Occupation Note Ref
2 July Gérard de Courcelles 37 French Racing driver 24 Hours of Le Mans winner (1925). [9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mille Miglia - 1927". grandprixhistory.org. Retrieved 16 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "18^ TARGA FLORIO". targaflorio.info. Retrieved 16 April 2017. 
  3. ^ "1927 Indianapolis 500". racing-reference.info. Racing Reference. Retrieved 15 April 2017. 
  4. ^ "TT 1927". iomtt.com. Isle of Man TT. Retrieved 15 April 2017. 
  5. ^ "Le Mans Register - 1927". formula2.net. Retrieved 16 April 2017. 
  6. ^ "Spa 24 Hours 1927 - Racing Sports Cars". racingsportscars.com. Retrieved 16 April 2017. 
  7. ^ "Phil Hill". ESPN. Retrieved 3 September 2017. 
  8. ^ "Jean Guichet". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 16 April 2018. 
  9. ^ "Henry de Courcelles". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 16 April 2018. 

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