This Week in Racing History (October 31-November 6)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com October 31 George Follmer drives a Porsche-powered Lotus 23 to victory in the USRRC race at Riverside, California, USA (1965). November 1 Mika Hakkinen wins the Japanese GP and his...

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

October 31
George Follmer drives a Porsche-powered Lotus 23 to victory in the USRRC race at Riverside, California, USA (1965).


November 1
Mika Hakkinen wins the Japanese GP and his first Formula One World Title at Suzuka in a McLaren-Mercedes (1998).

November 2
Bobby Ball, at the wheel of an Offenhauser-powered Kuzma, wins the AAA Championship race on the dirt track in San Jose, California, USA (1952).

November 3
A.J. Foyt drives his Coyote-Ford to victory in the USAC Championship race at Hanford, California, USA (1968).

November 4
Sportscar racer Bob Wollek born (1943).

November 5
Tazio Nuvolari drives a 1000cc Harley-Davidson to his first motorcycle race win, the Riunione Motorcyclistica, at Mantua, Italy (1922).

November 6
Jimmy Bryan wins the AAA Championship race on the dirt track in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, driving a Kuzma-Offy (1955).

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Series History
Drivers Mika Hakkinen , George Follmer , Bob Wollek , A.J. Foyt , Tazio Nuvolari