This Week in Racing History (December 12-18)

This Week in Racing History December 12 - Walley Dallenbach Sr. born (1936). - Jackie Stewart drives a Matra-Ford in testing, his first drive in the car (1967). December 14 - Steve Hmiel born (1953). December 15...

This Week in Racing History

December 12 - Walley Dallenbach Sr. born (1936).

- Jackie Stewart drives a Matra-Ford in testing, his first drive in the car (1967).

December 14 - Steve Hmiel born (1953).

December 15 - Clint Brawner born (1916).

December 16 - Manfred Kremer born (1939).

December 17 - Second race held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It is also the first on the track's new brick racing surface (1909).

December 18 - Count Chassloup-Loubat drives a Jeantaud to the first ever World Land Speed Record, 39.24 mph (1898).

Previous installments of This Week in Racing History can be found at motorsport.com.

Copyright Michael J. Stucker 1999 stucker@$sugar-land.spc.slb.com Remove "$" from email address above. www.flash.net/~cstucker

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