1974 in motorsport

The following is an overview of the events of 1974 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
1971
1972
1973
1974
1975
1976
1977

Annual eventsEdit

The calendar includes only annual major non-championship events or annual events that had significance separate from the championship. For the dates of the championship events see related season articles.

Date Event Ref
17 February 16th Daytona 500 [1]
26 May 32nd Monaco Grand Prix [2]
26 May 58th Indianapolis 500 [3]
4–6 June 56th Isle of Man TT [4]
9 June 58th Targa Florio [5]
15–16 June 42nd 24 Hours of Le Mans [6]
27–28 July 26th 24 Hours of Spa [7]
6 October 15th Hardie-Ferodo 1000 [8]
1 December 21st Macau Grand Prix [9]

BirthsEdit

Date Month Name Nationality Occupation Note Ref
15 February Alexander Wurz Austrian Racing driver 24 Hours of Le Mans winner (1996, 2009). [10]
26 Sébastien Loeb French Rally driver World Rally champion (2004-2012). [11]
27 Colin Edwards American Motorcycle racer Superbike World champion (2000, 2002). [12]
29 March Marc Gené Spanish Racing driver 24 Hours of Le Mans winner (2009). [13]
5 May Seiji Ara Japanese Racing driver 24 Hours of Le Mans winner (2004). [14]
13 July Jarno Trulli Italian Racing driver 2004 Monaco Grand Prix winner. [15]
8 August Andy Priaulx British Racing driver World Touring Car champion (2005-2007). [16]
12 September Guy Smith British Racing driver 24 Hours of Le Mans winner (2003). [17]
18 November Petter Solberg Norwegian Rally driver World Rally champion (2003). FIA World Rallycross champion (2014-2015). [18]
31 December Tony Kanaan Brazilian Racing driver Indianapolis 500 winner (2013). [19]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1974 Daytona 500". racing-reference.info. Racing Reference. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  2. ^ "1974 Grand Prix of Monaco". racing-reference.info. Racing Reference. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  3. ^ "1974 Indianapolis 500". racing-reference.info. Racing Reference. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  4. ^ "TT 1974". iomtt.com. Isle of Man TT. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  5. ^ "58^ TARGA FLORIO". targaflorio.info. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  6. ^ "Le Mans Register - 1974". formula2.net. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  7. ^ "24 h Spa-Francorchamps". touringcarracing.net. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  8. ^ "1974 Bathurst 1000". Unique Cars & Parts. Retrieved 22 April 2017.
  9. ^ "1974 Macau Grand Prix". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 22 April 2017.
  10. ^ "Alexander Wurz". en.espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
  11. ^ "Sébastien Loeb". juwra.com. Jonkka's World Rally Archive. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
  12. ^ "Colin Edwards". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  13. ^ "Marc Gené". en.espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
  14. ^ "Seiji Ara". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
  15. ^ "Jarno Trulli". en.espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
  16. ^ "Andy Priaulx". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
  17. ^ "Guy Smith". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
  18. ^ "Richard Burns". juwra.com. Jonkka's World Rally Archive. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
  19. ^ "Tony Kanaan". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 18 April 2018.

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