1930 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, and births and deaths of racing drivers and other motorsport people.

List of years in motorsport
In sports
1927
1928
1929
1930
1931
1932
1933

Annual eventsEdit

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]

BirthsEdit

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]
19 February "Wild Willie" Borsch American Drag racer Driver of the Winged Experess AA/FA [9]
11 March Troy Ruttman American Racing driver Winner of the Indianapolis 500 (1952) [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 alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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. Archived from the original on 5 July 2017. 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. ^ Motorsport.com (retrieved 14 September 2018)
  10. ^ "Troy Ruttman". espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  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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