This Week in Racing History
October 11 - Ferrari 512M makes race debut (1970).
- Todd Parrott becomes crew chief for Dale Jarrett's Robert Yates Ford Thunderbird NASCAR Winston Cup stockcar (1995).
October 13 - Jaguar withdraws from all motor racing (1957).
- Of the 94 classic cars to start, 85 finish the second running of the Peking to Paris Motor Challenge (1997).
October 17 - First post-WWII race to be held at Monza, Italy, won by Jean-Pierre Wimille in an Alfa (1948).
Previous installments of This Week in Racing History can be found at the Motorsport News International ywebsite (http://www.motorsport.com/).
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