This Week in Racing History (October 7-13)

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This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

www.vintageRPM.com

October 7
Alain Prost wins the European Grand Prix at the Nurburgring in Germany in a McLaren MP4/2-TAG (1984).

Alain Prost
Alain Prost

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October 8
American George Heath, driving a French Panhard, wins the first Vanderbuilt Cup Race, on Long Island in New York, USA (1904).

October 9
Touring car racer Paul Radisich born (1962).

October 10
Jim Chapman, onetime PPG Racing Director, dies (1996).

October 11
Phil Hill, driving a Ferrari TR250, wins the USAC Road Racing Championship race at Riverside, California, USA (1959).

October 12
Audi R8s finish 1-2 in the ALMS race at Road Atlanta in Braselton, Georgia, USA. Dindo Capello and Tom Kristensen finishing ahead of Frank Beila and Stefan Johansson (2002).

October 13
Brian Redman, driving a Lola T332-Chevy, wins the SCCA/USAC F5000 Championship race at Laguna Seca Raceway near Monterey, California, USA (1974).

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Tags alms, audi, capello, chapman, chevrolet, ferrari, heath, kristensen, mclaren, prost, radis9ich, redman, scca, stucker, usac

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