This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

October 18
Denny Hulme drives a McLaren M8D to victory in the Laguna Seca, California, USA, Can-Am race (1970).

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
Darrell Waltrip wins the NASCAR Winston Cup race at Rockingham, North Carolina, USA (1985).

October 21
Tony Bettenhausen Sr. wins the AAA Championship race at San Jose, California, USA, in a Kurtis-Offy (1951).

October 22
Driving an Auto Union, Tazio Nuvolari wins the British Grand Prix (1938).

October 23
Ferrari 250GT SWBs take the top four places in the Paris 1000km race with Olivier Gendebien and Lucian Bianci driving the winning vehicle (1960).

October 24
Juan Manuel Fangio drives a Mercedes-Benz W196 to victory in the Spanish Grand Prix at Pedralbes (1954).