This Week in Racing History (September 23-29)

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This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com September 23 Jerry Marshall drives a Lister Jaguar to victory in the final race ever held on the Crystal Palace circuit in London, England (1972). September 24 Samual T. Davis...

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

September 23
Jerry Marshall drives a Lister Jaguar to victory in the final race ever held on the Crystal Palace circuit in London, England (1972).

September 24
Samual T. Davis wins the feature race on the first day of racing at the New Jersey State Fairgrounds in Trenton (1900).

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 to drive a land vehicle over 700 mph (1997).

September 26
At 1:05 pm, Vern Schuppan pulls his Eagle Formula A car onto the streets of Long Beach, California, USA, and runs the first lap "in anger" by a race car there (1975).

September 27
Nigel Mansell wins the Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez driving a Williams-Honda FW11B (1987).

September 28
Scooter Patrick drives an Alfa Romeo T33/2 to victory in a sports car race at Riverside, California, USA (1969).

September 29
Pedro Rodriguez and Lucien Bianci win the 24 Hours of Le Mans in a Gulf Ford GT40 (1968).

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