This Week in Racing History (October 19-25)

This Week in Racing History October 19 - Antonio Ascari, driving an Alfa Romeo P2, wins the Italian GP (1924). - Drag racer Randy Anderson born in Denver, Colorado (1964). October 22 - Four time IMCA champion Gus ...

This Week in Racing History

October 19 - Antonio Ascari, driving an Alfa Romeo P2, wins the Italian GP (1924).

- Drag racer Randy Anderson born in Denver, Colorado (1964).

October 22 - Four time IMCA champion Gus Schrader is killed in an accident during the feature race at Schreveport, Louisiana (1941)

October 23 - Gary Gabelich, driving the Blue Flame, sets a new Land Speed Record of 622.407 mph (1970).

October 24 - Jo Siffert dies in accident during non-points F1 race at Brands Hatch (1971).

- World of Outlaws driver Dave Blaney born (1962).

October 25 - AMC Rebel Machine debuts at NHRA World Championship races in Dallas, Texas (1969).

Previous issues of This Week in Racing History can be found at the Motorsport News International website (http://www.motorsport.com/).

-- Michael Stucker | Anadrill Schlumberger, Sugar Land, Texas stucker@sugar-land.spc.slb.com | Definately not Anadrill's opinion. Use this email, not that in header. | Copyright Michael J. Stucker 1997 Consciousness: that annoying time between naps.

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