This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

October 14
Peter Gregg drives a Camaro to victory in the IROC race at Riverside, California, USA (1979).

Allan McNish
Allan McNish

Photo by: Audi Communications Motorsport

October 15
Dindo Capello and Allan McNish lead an Audi R8 1-2 finish in the ALMS race at Laguna Seca Raceway near Monterey, California, USA (2000).

October 16
Charlotte Motor Speedway opens with a 400 mile NASCAR Grand National race won by Speedy Thompson in a Ford (1960).

October 17
Walt Hansgen drives a Lola T70-Ford to victory in USAC-sanctioned sports car race at Laguna Seca Raceway in California, USA (1965).

October 18
Don Sessler, driving the Sports Car Forum's Sunbeam Tiger, wins the SCCA B Production class race at Indianapolis Raceway Park in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA (1964).

October 19
Denny Hulme, driving a McLaren M7A-Ford, wins the Mexican Grand Prix (1969).

October 20
Nigel Mansell leads a Williams-Honda 1-2 finish in the South African Grand Prix. Keke Rosberg finishes second (1985).