This Week in Racing History (September 4-10)

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This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker 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 Steve...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

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
Steve Baker, the first American to win a world motorcycle road racing championship, the 1977 Formula 750 title, born (1952).

September 6
Max Welti, future Porsche Motorsport Director, Sauber team director and A1 Team Switzerland Team Principal, born (1952).

September 7
Engine builder Brian Hart born (1936).

September 8
Frank Elliott wins the 112.5 mile race at Unionville, Pennsylvania, USA, in a Miller Delage (1917).

September 9
Emilio Materassi and 27 spectators die when his Talbot crashes during the Italian Grand Prix at Monza (1928).


September 10
Danny Sullivan drives a Penske PC-18 to victory in the CART Texaco Havoline 200 at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, USA (1989).

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