This Week in Racing History (September 25-October 1)

Mike Stucker, Historian

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

www.vintageRPM.com

September 25
Eddie Sachs drives a Kuzma-Offy to victory in the USAC Championship race at Trenton, New Jersey, USA (1960).

Alain Prost and his son Nicolas Prost
Alain Prost and his son Nicolas Prost

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September 26
Alain Prost captures his 4th World Driving Title (1993).

September 27
The USAC Road Racing Championship race at Vaca Valley, California, USA, is won by Augie Pabst in a Scarab Mk2-Chevy (1959).

September 28
Scott Pruett clinches the SCCA Trans-Am Championship when he drives a Rocketsports Jaguar XKR to victory in the race on the streets of Miami, Florida, USA (2003).

September 29
Jean-Pierre Jarrier and Jean-Pierre Beltoise win the 1000 kilometer sports car race at Brand Hatch, England, driving a Matra M670C (1974).

September 30
The Interseries event at Hockenheim, West Germany, is won by Leo Kinnunen driving the AAW Porsche 917/10 (1973).

October 1
Helene Delange, who raced between the world wars under the name of Hele Nice, dies in Nice, France, at age 83 (1984).

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