This Week in Racing History (October 10-16)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com October 10 Giuseppi Campari, Baconin Borzacchini, and Count Stanislas Czaykowski die in two separate accidents during the Monza Grand Prix at Monza, Italy (1933). October 11 George...

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

October 10
Giuseppi Campari, Baconin Borzacchini, and Count Stanislas Czaykowski die in two separate accidents during the Monza Grand Prix at Monza, Italy (1933).

October 11
George Follmer drives a Chevrolet Camaro to victory in the SCCA Trans-Am race at Laguna Seca, California, USA (1981).

October 12
Ronnie Peterson and Jo Bonnier drive a Lola T212 to victory in the non-championship 1000 km sports car race in Barcelona, Spain (1971).

October 13
Dave MacDonald drives a King Cobra to victory in the Los Angeles Times Grand Prix at Riverside, California, USA (1963).

October 14
Bernd Rosemeyer, Grand Prix racing great of the 1930s, is born at Lingen an der Ems, Germany (1909).

October 15
Duke Dinsmore drives a Kurtis-Offenhauser to victory in the AAA Championship race on the dirt track at Sacramento, California, USA (1950).

October 16
The USAC Los Angeles Times Grand Prix at Riverside, California, USA, is won by Bill Krause driving a Maserati Tipo 61 (1960).

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Drivers George Follmer , Ronnie Peterson