This Week in Racing History (October 6-12)

This Week in Racing History October 6 - Mario Andretti is named Driver of the Quarter Century in ceremonies at Charlotte Motor Speedway (1992). October 10 - First entries filed for the first Indianapolis 500, to be ...

This Week in Racing History

October 6 - Mario Andretti is named Driver of the Quarter Century in ceremonies at Charlotte Motor Speedway (1992).

October 10 - First entries filed for the first Indianapolis 500, to be run in May of the following year (1910).

October 11 - The Marquis de Portago is born in London, England (1928).

Correction: For the second week in a row I must apologize for an error. All the information about the 1965 Mexican GP, including the date, came from one source, while the info on Bob Bondurant came from another. Since the dates were the same, I put them together. As it turns out, the 1965 Mexican GP was not held on October 3rd, but later in the month. That date, however, is correct for Bondurant's first GP, only it was the USGP at Watkins Glen. As near as I can tell, I haven't gone for the "Hat Trick" this week.

Michael Stucker | Anadrill Schlumberger, Sugar Land, Texas stucker@sugar-land.anadrill.slb.com | Definately not Anadrill's opinion. Copyright Michael J. Stucker 1996 "Do the profits from selling all that dope count against the salary cap?" -- Cris Collinsworth on the Baltimore Raven's signing of Bam Morris.

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Series General
Drivers Bob Bondurant , Mario Andretti