2009 in motorsport

The following is an overview of the events of 2009 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

2009 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
3–18 January 31st Dakar Rally [1]
24–25 January 47th 24 Hours of Daytona [2]
15 February 51st Daytona 500 [3]
23–24 May 37th 24 Hours of Nurburgring [4]
24 May 67th Monaco Grand Prix [5]
24 May 93rd Indianapolis 500 [6]
30 May-13 June 91st Isle of Man TT [7]
13–14 June 77th 24 Hours of Le Mans [8]
14 June 19th Masters of Formula 3 [9]
25–26 July 61st 24 Hours of Spa [10]
26 July 32nd Suzuka 8 Hours [11]
11 October 52nd Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 [12]
22 November 56th Macau Grand Prix [13]
3–4 December 22nd Race of Champions [14]

Disestablished championships/eventsEdit

Last race Championship Ref
8 November Formula Renault 2.0 West European Cup [15]

DeathsEdit

Date Month Name Age Nationality Occupation Note Ref
2 July Tony Maggs 72 South African Racing driver The first South African Formula One driver. [16]
13 Harry Källström 70 Swedish Rally driver 1976 Acropolis Rally winner. [17]
18 Ricardo Londoño 59 Colombian Racing driver The first Colombian Formula One driver. [18]
30 September Pentti Airikkala 64 Finnish Rally driver 1989 Lombard RAC Rally winner. [19]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2009 Dakar Rally" (PDF). rssp.eu. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 January 2018. Retrieved 29 April 2017.
  2. ^ "2009 Rolex 24 at Daytona". racing-reference.info. Racing Reference. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  3. ^ "2009 Daytona 500". racing-reference.info. Racing Reference. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  4. ^ "21. – 24. Mai 2009: 37. ADAC Zurich 24h-Rennen". veedol-freunde-der-nordschleife.de. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  5. ^ "2009 Grand Prix of Monaco". racing-reference.info. Racing Reference. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  6. ^ "2009 Indianapolis 500". racing-reference.info. Racing Reference. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  7. ^ "TT 2009". iomtt.com. Isle of Man TT. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  8. ^ "Le Mans Register - 2009". formula2.net. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  9. ^ "MASTERS OF FORMULA 3" (PDF). formel3guide.com (in German). Retrieved 30 April 2017.
  10. ^ "Spa 24 Hours 2009 - Racing Sports Cars". racingsportscars.com. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  11. ^ "Suzuka 8 Hours 2009 results". Moto Racing JAPAN. Retrieved 24 April 2017.
  12. ^ "2009 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000". racing-reference.info. Racing Reference. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  13. ^ "2009 Macau Grand Prix". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 22 April 2017.
  14. ^ "2009 Beijing". roc.com. Retrieved 30 April 2017.
  15. ^ "Calendar". frwec.com (in French). Archived from the original on 21 August 2009. Retrieved 12 May 2017.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  16. ^ "Tony Maggs". en.espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  17. ^ "Harry Källström". ewrc-results.com. ewrc-results.com. Retrieved 27 April 2018.
  18. ^ "Ricardo Londoño". en.espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  19. ^ "Pentti Airikkala". ewrc-results.com. ewrc-results.com. Retrieved 27 April 2018.

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