This Week in Racing History (September 21-27)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker September 21 Riverside International Raceway holds its first race meeting. Richie Ginther wins the day's main race in a Ferrari (1957). September 22 Mario Andretti drives an Offenhauser-powered ...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

September 21
Riverside International Raceway holds its first race meeting. Richie Ginther wins the day's main race in a Ferrari (1957).

September 22
Mario Andretti drives an Offenhauser-powered Brawner/Hawk to victory in the USAC Championship race at Trenton, New Jersey, USA (1968).

September 23
Nigel Mansell scores his first F1 win for Ferrari, his 16th overall, at Portugal (1990).

September 24
Gary Congdon dies is accident during sprint car race at Terre Haute, Indiana, USA (1967).

September 25
Andy "Dead Dog" Green pilots the Thrust SSC to a new Land Speed Record of 714.144 mph in the Blackrock Desert. First person over 700 mph (1997).

September 26
Dave Hoban drives a March to victory in the Libre/FF2000 Challenge at Caldwell Park in England (1982).

September 27
Guy Edwards and Emilio de Villota drive a Lola T600 to victory in the Flying Tigers 1000 World Endurance Championship race at Brands Hatch, England. Final race for a Porsche 917, with the Kremer 917K/81 DNFing after leading 12 laps (1981).

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