This Week in Racing History (September 24-30)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com September 24 Chuck Parsons drives a Maserati Tipo 61 to victory in a sportscar race at Reno, Nevada, USA (1961). September 25 Andy "Dead Dog" Green pilots the Thrust SSC to a new...

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

September 24
Chuck Parsons drives a Maserati Tipo 61 to victory in a sportscar race at Reno, Nevada, USA (1961).

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
Denny Hulme drives a Chevy powered McLaren M8F to victory in the Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Can-Am race (1971).

September 27
F1 racer Gerhard Berger born (1959).

September 28
Pedro Rodrigues drives a Ferrari 250P to victory in the 245-mile sportscar race at Mosport, Ontario, Canada (1963).

September 29
Superbike racer Gregorio Lavilla born in Tarragona, Spain (1973).

September 30
Stefan Bellof and John Watson drive a Porsche to victory in the World Endurance Championship race at Mount Fuji, Japan (1984).

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