1930 in motorsport

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List of years in motorsport

The following is an overview of the events of 1930 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
6 April 2nd Monaco Grand Prix [1]
12–13 April 4th Mille Miglia [2]
4 May 21st Targa Florio [3]
30 May 18th Indianapolis 500 [4]
16–20 June 19th Isle of Man TT [5]
21–22 June 8th 24 Hours of Le Mans [6]
5–6 July 7th 24 Hours of Spa [7]

Births[edit]

Date Month Name Nationality Occupation Note Ref
31 January Jo Bonnier Swedish Racing driver The first Swedish Formula One driver. 1959 Dutch Grand Prix winner. [8]
11 March Troy Ruttman American Racing driver Winner of the Indianapolis 500 (1952) [9]
13 April Max Mosley British Auto racing executive administrator, racing driver and team owner The 10th FIA president [10]
12 June Innes Ireland British Racing driver 1961 United States Grand Prix winner. [11]
5 August Richie Ginther American Racing driver 1965 Mexican Grand Prix winner. [12]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "II Grand Prix de Monaco". kolumbus.fi. Retrieved 15 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "Mille Miglia - 1930". grandprixhistory.org. Retrieved 16 April 2017. 
  3. ^ "21^ TARGA FLORIO". targaflorio.info. Retrieved 16 April 2017. 
  4. ^ "1930 Indianapolis 500". racing-reference.info. Racing Reference. Retrieved 15 April 2017. 
  5. ^ "TT 1930". iomtt.com. Isle of Man TT. Retrieved 15 April 2017. 
  6. ^ "Le Mans Register - 1930". formula2.net. Retrieved 16 April 2017. 
  7. ^ "Spa 24 Hours 1930 - Racing Sports Cars". racingsportscars.com. Retrieved 16 April 2017. 
  8. ^ "Jo Bonnier". en.espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 15 April 2018. 
  9. ^ "Troy Ruttman". espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 15 April 2018. 
  10. ^ Saward, Joe (6 November 1997). "Max's finest hour and other stories". GrandPrix.com. Retrieved 13 January 2008. 
  11. ^ "Innes Ireland". en.espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 15 April 2018. 
  12. ^ "Richie Ginther". en.espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 15 April 2018. 

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