This Week in Racing History (May 23-29)

This Week in Racing History May 23 - NASCAR Winston Cup racer Wally Dallenbach Jr. born (1963). May 24 - Hannu Mikkola born (1942). - Ron Grable wins the L&M Continental Formula A race at Edmonton, Alberta, Canada...

This Week in Racing History

May 23 - NASCAR Winston Cup racer Wally Dallenbach Jr. born (1963).

May 24 - Hannu Mikkola born (1942).

- Ron Grable wins the L&M Continental Formula A race at Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (1970).

May 25 - Designer Tony Southgate born (1940).

May 26 - Racer, writer, and commentator Sam Posey born (1944).

- Alberto Ascari dies in crash during testing at Monza, Italy (1955).

May 27 - CART team owner John Della Penna born (1951).

- Gianantonio Pachhioni wins the F3 race at Monoco (1995).

May 28 - Bill Denver dies in crash during qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 (1933).

- Eppie Weitzes born (1938).

May 29 - Indy 500 champion Al Unser Sr. born (1939).

- Formula One racer Ukyo Katayama born (1963).

Previous installments of This Week in Racing History can be found at the Motorsport News International website (http://www.motorsport.com/).

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

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Drivers Wally Dallenbach , Alberto Ascari , Al Unser Sr. , Ukyo Katayama , Sam Posey , Hannu Mikkola