This Week in Racing History (August 30-September 5)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com August 30 Gil Anderson drives a Stutz to victory in the Elgin Trophy Race in Elgin, Illinois, USA (1913). August 31 Tommy Kendall wins the Mosport Park 500 Trans-Am race at ...


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

August 30
Gil Anderson drives a Stutz to victory in the Elgin Trophy Race in Elgin, Illinois, USA (1913).


August 31
Tommy Kendall wins the Mosport Park 500 Trans-Am race at Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada, for his record 11th straight Trans-Am win (1997).

September 1
The non-championship Austrian Grand Prix at Zeltweg is won by Jack Brabham (1963).

September 2
Racer Michel Jourdain Jr. born in Mexico City, Mexico (1976).

September 3
The Mazda-powered Kudzu DG-1 Camel Lites racer debuts in the IMSA GT race in San Antonio, Texas, USA. Jim Downing and David Loring finish third in class (1989).

September 4
Jules Goux, driving a Ballot, wins the first Italian Grand Prix at Montichiari, near Brescia (1921).

September 5
Jochen Rindt, at the wheel of a Roy Winkelmann Racing Brabham BT23, wins the F2 race on the Ahvenisto race circuit in Hameenlinna, Finland (1967).

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