October 27
Bobby Hamilton drives the Petty Racing STP Pontiac to victory at Phoenix, Arizona, USA, for his first NASCAR Winston Cup win (1996).

Bobby Hamilton
Bobby Hamilton

Photo by: John Dunagan - Fastlines

October 28
Stuart Crow wins the Bosch-VW Super Vee race on the streets of St. Petersburg, Florida, USA (1989).

October 29
Racer and TV presenter Tiff Needell born in Havant, Hampshire, England (1951).

October 30
Enzo Ferrari puts 26 year old Mauro Forghieri in charge of the entire Scuderia Ferrari racing program (1961).

October 31
Denny Hulme drives a McLaren M8F-Chevrolet to victory in the Can-Am race at Riverside, California, USA. His Team McLaren teammate Peter Revson finishes second (1971).

November 1
Eddie Rickenbacker takes control of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (1923).

November 2
F1 World Champion Alan Jones born (1946).

Michael Stucker of www.vintageRPM.com