November 1
In Canadian History:
Craig Hill, Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame member, died at his home in West Lorne, Ontario, Canada. He was 78. (2012)

November 2
Alan Jones, former Formula One World Champion, born in Melbourne, Australia. (1946)

November 3
In Canadian History:
A broken rocker caused Horst Kroll of Toronto to an 11th place finish at the SCCA Can-Am in St Petersburg, Florida, ending his streak of top 10 finishes at a Can-Am series record of 18. (1985)
For more: The Horst Kroll Story} Part Three -1985 Season

November 4
In Canadian History:
Jacques Villeneuve Sr, younger brother of Canadian racing legend Gilles, born in Berthierville, Quebec, Canada. (1953)

Ross Bentley, driving performance coach and former Indycar driver, born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (1956)

November 5
Elton Sawyer, former NASCAR driver, born in Chesapeake, Virginia, USA. (1959)

November 6
Al Unser Jr, finished 53.046 seconds ahead of Rick Mears, to win the CART "Nissan Indy Challenge"at Tamiami Park, Miami, Florida, USA. Canadian's Ludwig Heimrath Jr of Toronto was 7th, and John Jones of Thunder Bay was 16th due to mechanical failure. (1988)

November 7
The Australian Grand Prix at Adelaide is Ayrton Senna's last F1 win. (1993)

Art Arfons, a drag racer from Ohio, USA, sets the land-speed record, of 576.553 miles per hour at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats, driving a jet-powered machine, known as the Green Monster, which he'd built himself out of surplus parts. (1965)

November 8
Alan Kulwicki, driving a Ford Thunderbird, wins his first NASCAR Winston Cup race at Phoenix, Arizona, USA. (1988)

November 9
Al Unser Jr, finished 35.36 seconds ahead of Roberto Guerrero, to win the CART "Miami Indy Challenge 200" at Tamiami Park, Miami, Florida, USA. Canadian Jacques Villeneuve Sr finished 6th. (1986)

November 10
Bobby Labonte wins the NAPA 500 at Atlanta, Georgia, USA. His brother Terry clinches the NASCAR Winston Cup championship. (1996)

Danny Sullivan, finished 16.8 seconds ahead of Bobby Rahal, to win the CART "Beatrice Indy Challenge" at Tamiami Park, Miami, Florida, USA. Al Unser with a 4th place finish, edged son Al Unser Jr in 3rd, by one point to win the CART championship. (1985)

November 11
Michael Valiante, former CART Champ Car and Formula Atlantic driver, born in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada. (1979)

November 12
John Surtees drives a Lola T70-Chevrolet to victory in the Can-Am race at Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. This will be John's final Can-Am win. Bruce McLaren clinches the Can-Am Championship. (1967)

In Canadian History:
George Eaton, Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame member and Canada’s first full-time driver in Formula One, born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (1945)

November 13
Nigel Mansell drove his Rothmans Williams/Renault, to a 2.511 second victory over the Ferrari of Gerhard Berger, to win the "Australian Grand Prix" at Adelaide Grand Prix Circuit, Adelaide, Australia. (1994)

November 14
Larry Kopp becomes the inaugural NHRA Pro Stock Truck champion when he qualifies for the final race of the season in Pomona, California, USA. (1998)

November 15
Gerhard Berger leads home Michele Alboreto for a Ferarri 1-2 finish in the Australian Grand Prix on the streets of Adelaide, Australia. (1987)

Californian Craig Breedlove, sets a new land-speed record of 600.601 miles per hour, at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, driving his car, the Spirit of America, which cost $250,000 and is powered by a surplus engine from a Navy jet. (1965) 

November 16
S.A. Scuderia Ferrari, formed with Alfredo Caniato as President and Enzo Ferrari as Managing Director. (1929)

Skip Barber, retired racecar driver who is most famous for his Skip Barber Racing Schools,  born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. (1936)

Tommy Archer, one of the best-known American road racers, born in Duluth, Minnesota, USA. (1954)

Terry Labonte, two-time NASCAR Winston Cup Series champion and 1989 IROC champion born in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA. (1956)

Roberto Guerrero, former Formula One driver and both 1984 CART and Indianapolis 500 "rookie of the year", born in Medellín, Colombia. (1958)

November 17
Carl Marchese, the 1929 Indianapolis 500 "Rookie Of the Year", born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. (1905)

Rodger Ward driving the Kaiser Aluminum sponsored, Bob Wilke owned Watson/Offy wins the USAC Champ Car Series "Bobby Ball Memorial" at Arizona State Fairgrounds, Phoenix, Arizona, USA. (1963)

Kenny Brack, driving for team Target/Chip Ganassi won the CART "México Gran Premio Telmex/Gigante"at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, Mexico City, Mexico. Canadian's in the field were Patrick Carpentier in 4th, Alex Tagliani in 10th, and Paul Tracy had a 16th place DNF due to suspension failure. (2002)

In Canadian History:
Bertrand Godin, racecar driver and automotive columnist, born in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada. (1967)

November 18
Denny Hamlin, 2006 Nextel Cup Series "Rookie of the Year", born in Tampa, Florida, USA. (1980)

November 19
Lothar Motschenbacher, best known for his racing in the SCCA Can-Am series, 2nd only to Horst Kroll in most series starts, born in Cologne, Germany. (1938)

November 20
Stefan Bellof, winner of the Drivers' Championship in the 1984 World Sportscar Championship and best known for setting the fastest lap ever on the Nordschleife configuration at the Nürburgring in 1983, born in Gießen, West Germany. (1957)

In Canadian History:
Andrew Ranger, 2-time NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Champion, born in Roxton Pond, Quebec. (1986)

November 21
Jacques Laffite, former Formula One driver with six grand prix wins, all while driving for the Ligier team, born in Paris, France. (1943)

November 22
David "Salt" Walter, former driver in USAC, CART, NASCAR and unlimited hydroplane boats, born on this day. (1947)

Ronnie Sox, becomes the first person to run 140 mph at the end of the 1/4-mile in an NHRA Pro Stock car when he runs 140.18 mph at Ontario, California, USA. (1970)

November 23
Olivier Beretta, former Formula One driver and 8-time class winner at the 24 Heures du Mans, born in Monte Carlo. (1969)

In Canadian History:
Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame member Ted Hogan is killed in a plane crash. (1960) 

November 24
Bobby Isaac sets a new World Closed Course Speed Record of 201.104 mph at Talladega, Alabama, USA. (1970)

November 25
Gaston Chevrolet, the younger brother of Louis, founder of the Chevrolet car company is killed in the National Championship race at Beverly Hills, California. (1920)

Mike Joy, American TV sports announcer, who currently serves as the lap-by-lap voice of Fox Sports' NASCAR Sprint Cup coverage, born in Chicago, Illinois,USA. (1949)  

November 26
Desiré Wilson, recognized by many as the most accomplished female racing driver in the world, born in Brakpan, South Africa. (1953)

Dan Gurney, drives an Eagle to victory in the Rex Mays 200 Indycar race at Riverside, California, USA. He becomes the first driver to win in the four major racing disciplines of Indy cars, Stock cars, Formula One, and Sports cars. (1967)

Dale Jarrett, the 1999 NASCAR Winston Cup Series champion, born in Conover, North Carolina, USA. (1956)

November 27
3-time "Indy 500" champ Hélio Castroneves, and his partner, professional ballroom dancer Julianne Hough, win the fifth season of the TV show "Dancing with the Stars." (2007)

Ralph Mulford drives a Lozier to victory in the first Vanderbilt Cup race to be held in Savannah, Georgia, USA. (1911)

November 28
Frank Duryeamechanic and inventor wins the first motor-car race in the United States. (1895)

Chase Elliott, the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series champion, born in Dawsonville, Georgia, USA. (1995)

In Canadian History:
 Dale Armstrong, inducted in to the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame in 1995, died at his home in Temecula, California at the age of 73. (2014) 

November 29
Graham Hill, two time Formula One World Champion, and only driver to win the Triple Crown of Motorsport (24 Hours of Le Mans, Indianapolis 500 and Formula One World Championship) was killed when the Piper PA 23-250 Turbo-Aztec, that he was piloting on return from the Paul Ricard circuit, France, crashed in North London while attempting to land in foggy conditions at night. The crash also resulted in the deaths of team manager Ray Brimble, mechanics Tony Alcock and Terry Richards, up-and-coming driver Tony Brise and designer Andy Smallman. (1975)

Ashley Force, Top Fuel Funny Car drag racer and the daughter of 16-time NHRA Top Fuel Funny Car national champion John Force, born in Yorba Linda, California, USA. (1982)

November 30
Mika Salo, former Formula One CART driver, born in Helsinki, Finland (1966)

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