This Week in Racing History (September 19-25)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com September 19 First British International Drag Festival begins at Blackbushe Airport a few miles from London (1964). September 20 Walt Hansgen wins the second race of the ...

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

September 19
First British International Drag Festival begins at Blackbushe Airport a few miles from London (1964).

September 20
Walt Hansgen wins the second race of the Bridgehampton, New York, USA, Double 500 weekend driving John Mecom's rear-engined, Chevrolet-powered Scarab MkIV (1964).

September 21
Mark Donohue drives a Chevrolet Camaro to victory in SCCA Trans-Am race at Sears Point, California, USA, clinching the championship for Chevrolet (1969).

September 22
The Interserie event at Casale Monferrato, Italy, is won by Herbert Muller in the Martini Porsche 917/30 (1974).

September 23
Nigel Mansell, driving a Ferrari 641/2, wins his 16th overall Grand Prix, the Portugese (1990).

September 24
Leo Kinnunen, driving the AAW Porsche 917/10, wins the Interserie Rhineland/Pfalz Preis on the Nurburgring in West Germany (1972).

September 25
The Tour de France rally is won by a Matra M650 driven by Jean-Pierre Beltoise, Patrick Depailler, and Jean Todt (1970).

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Series History
Drivers Nigel Mansell , Patrick Depailler , Jean Todt , Mark Donohue