This Week in Racing History (September 3-9)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker September 3 Jim Davis, riding an Indian, wins the 100-mile main event motorcycle race at Kansas City, Missouri, USA (1923). September 4 Bobby Allison drives a Junior Johnson prepared Chevy to...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

September 3
Jim Davis, riding an Indian, wins the 100-mile main event motorcycle race at Kansas City, Missouri, USA (1923).

September 4
Bobby Allison drives a Junior Johnson prepared Chevy to victory in the NASCAR Grand National Southern 500 stockcar race at Darlington, South Carolina, USA (1972).

September 5
Bobby Unser drives Eagle-Offy to victory in 500-mile USAC Championship race at Ontario Motor Speedway in Ontario, California (1976).

September 6
Nelson Piquet drives a Williams-Honda FW11B to victory in the Italian Grand Prix at Monza (1987).

September 7
GT and Touring car driver Kelvin Burt born (1967).

September 8
The Coppa Inter-Europa, a 3-hour race for GT cars at Monza, Italy, is won by the Aston Martin DB4GT Project 214 driven by Roy Salvadori (1963).

September 9
Ford introduces the Thunderbird (1954).

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