This Week in Racing History (August 28-September 3)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker August 28 Len Sutton wins his third (and last) USAC Championship race, at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, in a Salemi & Rini Watson roadster. Also the last win for an Andy Dunlap prepared car ...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

August 28
Len Sutton wins his third (and last) USAC Championship race, at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, in a Salemi & Rini Watson roadster. Also the last win for an Andy Dunlap prepared car (1960).

August 29
Ken Howes, F1 mechanic, IMSA team manager, and Hendricks Motorsport vice president born (1948).

August 30
Alfa Romeo and Ferrari driver Ignazio Giunti born in Rome Italy (1941).

August 31
Bruce McLaren and Denny Hulme finish 1-2 in their Team McLaren M8B-Chevrolets in the Can-Am race at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, USA (1969).

September 1
Paolo Columbo wins the Cividale-Castlemonte hillclimb in Italy driving a Ferrari 250 GTO (1963).

September 2
W. Schwerdtfeger, head of the Daimler experimental department, signs the work order to have a small Roots supercharger constructed for use on a Mercedes 10/30. This will be the first use of a Roots blower on an automobile (1919).

September 3
Chip Robinson drives a Nissan GTP ZX-Turbo to victory in the IMSA race on the streets of San Antonio, Texas, USA (1989).

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