This Week in Racing History (October 16-22)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker October 16 Lotus founder Colin Chapman weds Hazel Williams (1954). October 17 Andy Pilgrim and Allan McNish drive a Porsche 911 GT1 to victory in the PSR Exxon Supreme GT1 race at Sebring, Florida,...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

October 16
Lotus founder Colin Chapman weds Hazel Williams (1954).

October 17
Andy Pilgrim and Allan McNish drive a Porsche 911 GT1 to victory in the PSR Exxon Supreme GT1 race at Sebring, Florida, USA. Porsche clinches the GT1 manufacturers title (1997).

October 18
Alex Zanardi tests for the Target Chip Ganassi CART racing team at Homestead, Florida, USA (1995).

October 19
Count Louis Vorow Zborowski dies in wreck during the Italian GP at Monza. Antonio Ascari, driving an Alfa Romeo P2, wins the race (1924).

October 20
J.M. Fangio wins his first World Grand Prix Driving Title when he wins the Spanish Grand Prix at Pedralbes driving an Alfa Romeo 159M (1951).

October 21
Benny Parsons clinches the NASCAR Winston Cup Championship (1973).

October 22
Brothers Pedro and Ricardo Rodriguez drive a Ferrari 250GT SWB to victory in the Paris 1000 KM race at Montlhery, France (1961).

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