This Week in Racing History (September 11-17)

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This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker September 11 John Surtees, driving a Chevy powered Lola T70, wins the first race of the new Can-Am series, at St. Jovite, Quebec (1966). September 12 Designer Gustav Brunner born...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

September 11
John Surtees, driving a Chevy powered Lola T70, wins the first race of the new Can-Am series, at St. Jovite, Quebec (1966).

September 12
Designer Gustav Brunner born (1950).

September 13
Ron Fry drives a Ferrari 250GTO to victory in the Yeovilton Sprint in the U.K. (1964).


September 14
Don Stringfellow drives the GMC Cyclone LSR pickup to a new truck speed record on the Bonneville Salt Flats with a two-way speed of 204.076 mph (1990).


September 15
Ayrton Senna drives a Lotus 97T to victory in the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa (1985).


September 16
Stefan Bellof and Hans Stuck drive a Brun Porsche 956 to victory in the World Endurance Championship race at Imola, Italy. Bellof clinches the driving title (1984).


September 17
NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson born (1975).

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