This Week in Racing History (September 26-October 2)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com September 26 Tom Walkinshaw and Chuck Nicholson drive a Jaguar XJS to victory in the ETCC race at Zolder, Belgium (1982). September 27 George Follmer wins the SCCA L&M Continental...

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

September 26
Tom Walkinshaw and Chuck Nicholson drive a Jaguar XJS to victory in the ETCC race at Zolder, Belgium (1982).

September 27
George Follmer wins the SCCA L&M Continental F5000 race at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, USA, driving Ford-powered Lotus 70. John Cannon finishes second and clinches the season title (1970).

September 28
Mark Donohue wins the SCCA Divisional A Production race at Lime Rock, Connecticut, USA, driving a Cobra (1963).

September 29
Henry Ford II, CEO of the Ford Motor Company and the man who decided Ford would win Le Mans, dies of pneumonia (1987).

September 30
Brian Redman wins the SCCA L&M Continental F5000 feature race at Kent, Washington, USA, driving a Chevrolet-powered Lola T330 (1973).

October 1
The Preis von Baden und Wurtemberg Interserie race run at Hockenheim, West Germany, is won by Leo Kinnunen driving the AAW Porsche 917/10 (1972).

October 2
Frank Griswold drives an Alfa Romeo 8C2900 to victory in the Junior Prix, the first road race through the streets of Watkins Glen, New York, USA (1948).

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Series History
Drivers George Follmer , Henry Ford , Brian Redman , Tom Walkinshaw , Mark Donohue