1929 in motorsport

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List of years in motorsport

The following is an overview of the events of 1929 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
13–14 April 3rd Mille Miglia [1]
14 April 1st Monaco Grand Prix [2]
5 May 20th Targa Florio [3]
30 May 17th Indianapolis 500 [4]
10–14 June 18th Isle of Man TT [5]
15–16 June 7th 24 Hours of Le Mans [6]
6–7 July 6th 24 Hours of Spa [7]

Births[edit]

Date Month Name Nationality Occupation Note Ref
15 February Graham Hill British Racing driver Formula One World Champion (1962, 1968). Indianapolis 500 winner (1963). Winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans (1972). [8]
10 April Mike Hawthorn British Racing driver Formula One World Champion (1958). Winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans (1955) [9]

Deaths[edit]

Date Month Name Age Nationality Occupation Note Ref
15 June Ray Keech 29 American Racing driver Indianapolis 500 winner (1929). [10]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mille Miglia - 1929". grandprixhistory.org. Retrieved 16 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "Grand Prix de Monaco". kolumbus.fi. Retrieved 15 April 2017. 
  3. ^ "20^ TARGA FLORIO". targaflorio.info. Retrieved 16 April 2017. 
  4. ^ "1929 Indianapolis 500". racing-reference.info. Racing Reference. Retrieved 15 April 2017. 
  5. ^ "TT 1929". iomtt.com. Isle of Man TT. Retrieved 15 April 2017. 
  6. ^ "Le Mans Register - 1929". formula2.net. Retrieved 16 April 2017. 
  7. ^ "Spa 24 Hours 1929 - Racing Sports Cars". racingsportscars.com. Retrieved 16 April 2017. 
  8. ^ "Graham Hill". ESPN. Retrieved 15 April 2018. 
  9. ^ "Mike Hawthorn". ESPN. Retrieved 10 May 2017. 
  10. ^ "Ray Keech". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 17 April 2018. 

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