2001 in motorsport

The following is an overview of the events of 2001 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.

Years in motorsport

2001 in sports

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
1–21 January 23rd Dakar Rally [1]
3–4 February 39th 24 Hours of Daytona [2]
18 February 43rd Daytona 500 [3]
26–27 May 29th 24 Hours of Nurburgring [4]
27 May 59th Monaco Grand Prix [5]
27 May 85th Indianapolis 500 [6]
16–17 June 69th 24 Hours of Le Mans [7]
4–5 August 53rd 24 Hours of Spa [8]
5 August 24th Suzuka 8 Hours [9]
5 August 11th Masters of Formula 3 [10]
7 October 44th V8 Supercar 1000 [11]
18 November 48th Macau Grand Prix [12]
8–9 December 14th Race of Champions [13]

DeathsEdit

Date Month Name Age Nationality Occupation Note Ref
11 January Louis Krages 51 German Racing driver 24 Hours of Le Mans winner (1985). [14]
18 February Dale Earnhardt 49 American Racing Driver 1998 Daytona 500 Winner, Seven-Time NASCAR Winston Cup Series Champion
10 March Jorge Recalde 49 Argentine Rally driver 1988 Rally Argentina winner. [15]
16 March Bob Wollek 57 French Racing driver 24 Hours of Daytona winner (1983, 1985, 1989, 1991)
25 April Michele Alboreto 44 Italian Racing driver 24 Hours of Le Mans winner (1997). [16]
26 May Vittorio Brambilla 63 Italian Racing driver 1975 Austrian Grand Prix winner. [17]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2001 Dakar Rally" (PDF). rssp.eu. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 September 2009. Retrieved 29 April 2017.
  2. ^ "2001 Rolex 24 at Daytona". racing-reference.info. Racing Reference. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  3. ^ "2001 Daytona 500". racing-reference.info. Racing Reference. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  4. ^ "Freunde der Nordschleife - 2001". veedol-freunde-der-nordschleife.de. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  5. ^ "2001 Grand Prix of Monaco". racing-reference.info. Racing Reference. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  6. ^ "2001 Indianapolis 500". racing-reference.info. Racing Reference. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  7. ^ "Le Mans Register - 2001". formula2.net. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  8. ^ "Spa 24 Hours 2001 - Racing Sports Cars". racingsportscars.com. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  9. ^ "Suzuka 8 Hours 2001 results". Moto Racing JAPAN. Retrieved 24 April 2017.
  10. ^ "MARLBORO MASTERS OF FORMULA 3" (PDF). formel3guide.com (in German). Retrieved 30 April 2017.
  11. ^ "2001 Bathurst 1000". Unique Cars & Parts. Retrieved 22 April 2017.
  12. ^ "2001 Macau Grand Prix". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 22 April 2017.
  13. ^ "2001 Canary Islands". roc.com. Retrieved 30 April 2017.
  14. ^ ""John Winter"". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
  15. ^ "Jorge Recalde". ewrc-results.com. ewrc-results.com. Retrieved 27 April 2018.
  16. ^ "Michele Alboreto". en.espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
  17. ^ "Vittorio Brambilla". en.espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 16 April 2018.

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