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

September 20
F1 and sportscar racer Richie Ginther dies of heart failure at age 59 while vacationing in France (1989).

September 21
Phillipe "Phi Phi" Entancelin wins the French Grand Prix at Pau driving a Bugatti T35B (1930).

September 22
Lucien Bianci and Olivier Gendebien drive a Ferrari Berlinetta to victory in the Tour de France rally (1957).

September 23
Gil de Ferran wins the CART Rockingham 500 on the oval at Rockingham Motor Speedway in Corby, England (2001).

September 24
Leo Kinnunen clinches the Interserie Championship when he wins at the Norisring in Germany driving a Porsche 917/10 (1972).

September 25
Mark Donohue wins the Mosport, Ontario, Canada, Can-Am race in a Chevrolet-powered Lola T70 (1966).

September 26
A.J. Foyt wins the USAC Champ Car race on the dirt oval at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis (1964).