The following is an overview of the events of 1913 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, and births and deaths of racing drivers and other motorsport people.

Annual events


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
11–12 May 8th Targa Florio [1]
30 May 3rd Indianapolis 500 [2]
4–6 June 7th Isle of Man TT [3]


Date Month Name Nationality Occupation Note Ref
13 March Joe Kelly Irish Racing driver The first Irish Formula One driver. [4]
28 May Peter Mitchell-Thomson British Racing driver 24 Hours of Le Mans winner (1949). [5]


  1. ^ "8^ TARGA FLORIO". Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  2. ^ "1913 Indianapolis 500". Racing Reference. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  3. ^ "TT 1913". Isle of Man TT. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  4. ^ "Joe Kelly". Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  5. ^ "Peter Selsdon". Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 16 April 2018.