1933 in motorsport

The following is an overview of the events of 1933 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
1930
1931
1932
1933
1934
1935
1936

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
8–9 April 7th Mille Miglia [1]
23 April 5th Monaco Grand Prix [2]
28 May 24th Targa Florio [3]
30 May 21st Indianapolis 500 [4]
17–18 June 11th 24 Hours of Le Mans [5]
15–19 June 22nd Isle of Man TT [6]
1–2 July 10th 24 Hours of Spa [7]

BirthsEdit

Date Month Name Nationality Occupation Note Ref
4 March Nino Vaccarella Italian Racing driver 24 Hours of Le Mans winner (1964). [8]
2 June Lew "Sneaky Pete" Robinson American drag racer [9]
12 August Parnelli Jones American Racing driver Indianapolis 500 winner (1963). [10]
18 October Ludovico Scarfiotti Italian Racing driver 1966 Italian Grand Prix winner. Winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans (1963). [11]

DeathsEdit

Date Month Name Age Nationality Occupation Note Ref
22 June Tim Birkin 36 British Racing driver 24 Hours of Le Mans winner (1929, 1931). [12]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mille Miglia - 1933". grandprixhistory.org. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  2. ^ "V Grand Prix de Monaco". kolumbus.fi. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  3. ^ "24^ TARGA FLORIO". targaflorio.info. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  4. ^ "1933 Indianapolis 500". racing-reference.info. Racing Reference. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  5. ^ "Le Mans Register - 1933". formula2.net. Archived from the original on 5 July 2017. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  6. ^ "TT 1933". iomtt.com. Isle of Man TT. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  7. ^ "Spa 24 Hours 1933 - Racing Sports Cars". racingsportscars.com. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  8. ^ "Nino Vaccarella". en.espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
  9. ^ Motorsportmemorial.org (retrieved 4 October 2018)
  10. ^ "Parnelli Jones". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
  11. ^ "Ludovico Scarfiotti". en.espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  12. ^ "Tim Birkin". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 16 April 2018.

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