2011 in motorsport

The following is an overview of the events of 2011 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

2011 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
1–17 January 33rd Dakar Rally [1]
29–30 January 49th 24 Hours of Daytona [2]
20 February 53rd Daytona 500 [3]
29 May 69th Monaco Grand Prix [4]
29 May 95th Indianapolis 500 [5]
30 May-10 June 93rd Isle of Man TT [6]
11–12 June 79th 24 Hours of Le Mans [7]
25–26 June 39th 24 Hours of Nurburgring [8]
30–31 July 63rd 24 Hours of Spa [9]
31 July 34th Suzuka 8 Hours [10]
14 August 21st Masters of Formula 3 [11]
9 October 54th Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 [12]
20 November 58th Macau Grand Prix [13]
4 December 24th Race of Champions [14]

Disestablished championships/eventsEdit

Last race Championship Ref
11 July Superleague Formula [15]

DeathsEdit

Date Month Name Age Nationality Occupation Note Ref
1 July Jean-Louis Rosier 86 French Racing driver Winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans (1950) [16]
16 October Dan Wheldon 33 British Racing driver Indianapolis 500 winner (2005, 2011). [17]
23 October Marco Simoncelli 24 Italian Motorcycle racer 250cc World champion (2008)
23 November Jim Rathmann 83 American Racing driver Winner of the Indianapolis 500 (1960) [18]
5 December Peter Gethin 71 British Racing driver 1971 Italian Grand Prix winner. [19]

See alsoEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fixtures / Results Dakar 2011 - Rally Raid". eurosport.com. Eurosport. Retrieved 29 April 2017.
  2. ^ "2011 Rolex 24 at Daytona". racing-reference.info. Racing Reference. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  3. ^ "2011 Daytona 500". racing-reference.info. Racing Reference. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  4. ^ "2011 Grand Prix of Monaco". racing-reference.info. Racing Reference. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  5. ^ "2011 Indianapolis 500". racing-reference.info. Racing Reference. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  6. ^ "TT 2011". iomtt.com. Isle of Man TT. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  7. ^ "Le Mans Register - 2011". formula2.net. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  8. ^ "Freunde der Nordschleife - 2011". veedol-freunde-der-nordschleife.de. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  9. ^ "Spa 24 Hours 2011 - Racing Sports Cars". racingsportscars.com. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  10. ^ "Suzuka 8 Hours 2011 results". Moto Racing JAPAN. Retrieved 24 April 2017.
  11. ^ "MASTERS OF FORMULA 3" (PDF). formel3guide.com (in German). Retrieved 30 April 2017.
  12. ^ "2011 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000". racing-reference.info. Racing Reference. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  13. ^ "2011 Macau Grand Prix". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 22 April 2017.
  14. ^ "2011 Dusseldorf". roc.com. Retrieved 30 April 2017.
  15. ^ "Qui se souvient de la Superleague Formula?". sports.fr (in French). 26 April 2017. Retrieved 11 May 2017.
  16. ^ "Jean-Louis Rosier". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  17. ^ "Dan Wheldon". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  18. ^ "Jim Rathmann". espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  19. ^ "Peter Gethin". en.espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 16 April 2018.

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