This Week in Racing history (December 17-23)

This Week in Racing History December 17 Former Indy 500 car owner and builder Grant King is killed in a traffic accident (1999). December 18 NASCAR stockcar driver Ted Musgrave born (1955). December 19 Ferdinand Porsche, designer of Auto ...

This Week in Racing History

December 17
Former Indy 500 car owner and builder Grant King is killed in a traffic accident (1999).

December 18
NASCAR stockcar driver Ted Musgrave born (1955).

December 19
Ferdinand Porsche, designer of Auto Union Grand Prix racers and the original Volkswagen, is honored as the Car Engineer of the Century (1999).

December 20
F1 and sportscar racer Karl Wendlinger born (1968).

December 21
Ayrton Senna tests a Penske Indycar at Firebird International Raceway in Phoenix, Arizona, USA (1992).

December 22
F1 and sportscar racer Bertrand Gachot born (1962).

December 23
F1 and sportscar racer Michele Alboreto born (1956).


Audi R8 sports racer debuts at Vallelunga in Italy (1999).

Copyright 2000 Michael J. Stucker

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Series History
Drivers Karl Wendlinger , Ted Musgrave , Ayrton Senna , Michele Alboreto , Bertrand Gachot