This Week in Racing History (October 14-20)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com October 14 Bernd Rosemeyer, Grand Prix driver between the world wars, is born at Lingen an der Ems, Germany (1909). October 15 Alfa Romeo T33s finish 1-2 in the Bettoja Trophy race...

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

October 14
Bernd Rosemeyer, Grand Prix driver between the world wars, is born at Lingen an der Ems, Germany (1909).

October 15
Alfa Romeo T33s finish 1-2 in the Bettoja Trophy race at Vallelunga in Rome, Italy, with Andre de Adamich beating Ignazio Giunti (1967).

October 16
Phil Hill and Jim Hall, driving Chaparral 2Es, finish 1-2 in the Laguna Seca Can-Am race. Only Can-Am victory for Chaparral (1966).

October 17
Derek Bell and Gij Van Lennep drive a Gulf Porsche 917 to victory in the Paris 1000 km race at Montlhery, France (1971).

October 18
Nigel Mansell wins the Mexican Grand Prix at Mexico City driving a Williams-Honda FW11B (1987).

October 19
Michael Webber drives an Alfa Romeo T33/2 to victory in the Preis von Hessen at Hockenheim, Germany (1969).

October 20
Lotus F1 driver Gunnar Nilsson dies of cancer (1978).

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Series History
Drivers Nigel Mansell , Phil Hill , Derek Bell
Teams Williams , Lotus F1