This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

October 4
Juan M. Fangio II, driving an AAR Eagle-Toyota, wins the IMSA GTP race in Phoenix, Arizona, USA (1992).

October 5
Two-time World Superbike Champion James Toseland born in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England (1980).

October 6
Antonio Brivio wins the Coppa della Silla in Cosenza, Italy. Last win for the Alfa Romeo Tipo B (1935).

October 7
Jack Hinkle drives a Maserati Tipo 61 to victory in a sports car race in Wichita, Kansas, USA (1962).

October 8
NASCAR Winston Cup champion Bill Elliot born in Dawsonville, Georgia, USA (1955).

October 9
George Robertson drives a Simplex "90" to victory in the 200 miles AAA Championship race in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA (1909).

October 10
Motorcycle racer Shinya Nakano born in Tokyo, Japan (1977).