This Week in Racing History (August 29-September 4)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com August 29 Keke Rosberg drives a Williams to victory in the Swiss Grand Prix held in Dijon, France (1982). August 30 Ronnie Peterson, driving a March 712, wins the Rothmans ...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker
www.vintageRPM.com

August 29
Keke Rosberg drives a Williams to victory in the Swiss Grand Prix held in Dijon, France (1982).

August 30
Ronnie Peterson, driving a March 712, wins the Rothmans Invitational Trophy F2 race at Brands Hatch, England (1971).

August 31
Al Unser Sr. wins the SCCA F5000 race at Road Atlanta in Brazelton, Georgia, USA, driving a Chevrolet-powered Lola T332 (1975).

September 1
Pietro Laureati wins the Tolentino Colle Paterno hill-climb in Italy driving an Alfa Romeo T33 Stradale (1968).

September 2
Frank Milton Adamson, an engineer who worked for Harry Miller and Fred Offenhauser, dies in Los Angeles, California, USA (1959).

September 3
Herb Thomas drives a Hudson to victory in the NASCAR Southern 500 at Darlington, South Carolina, USA, beating 81 other starters (1951).

September 4
Lee Wallard, driving a Meyer-Offy, wins the AAA championship race on the dirt track in Duquoin, Illinois, USA (1948).

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Series History
Drivers Al Unser Sr. , Keke Rosberg , Ronnie Peterson
Teams Williams