1934 in motorsport

The following is an overview of the events of 1934 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
1931
1932
1933
1934
1935
1936
1937

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
2 April 6th Monaco Grand Prix [1]
8–9 April 8th Mille Miglia [2]
20 May 25th Targa Florio [3]
30 May 22nd Indianapolis 500 [4]
11–15 June 23rd Isle of Man TT [5]
16–17 June 12th 24 Hours of Le Mans [6]
8 July 10 Hours of Spa [7]

BirthsEdit

Date Month Name Nationality Occupation Note Ref
11 February John Surtees British Racing driver Grand Prix motorcycle racing champion (1956, 1958, 1959, 1960). Formula One World Champion (1964). [8]
20 Bobby Unser American Racing driver Indianapolis 500 winner (1968, 1975, 1981). [9]
10 November Lucien Bianchi Belgian Racing driver 24 Hours of Le Mans winner (1968). [10]
25 December Giancarlo Baghetti Italian Racing driver 1961 French Grand Prix winner. [11]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "VI Grand Prix de Monaco". kolumbus.fi. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Mille Miglia - 1934". grandprixhistory.org. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  3. ^ "25^ TARGA FLORIO". targaflorio.info. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  4. ^ "1934 Indianapolis 500". racing-reference.info. Racing Reference. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  5. ^ "TT 1934". iomtt.com. Isle of Man TT. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  6. ^ "Le Mans Register - 1934". formula2.net. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  7. ^ "Spa 10 Hours 1934 - Racing Sports Cars". racingsportscars.com. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  8. ^ "John Surtees". en.espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  9. ^ "Bobby Unser". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
  10. ^ "Lucien Bianchi". en.espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
  11. ^ "Giancarlo Baghetti". en.espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 15 April 2018.

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