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Mon 29 Jul 2002
This Week in Racing History (July 28-August 3)

This Week in Racing History (July 28-August 3)

This Week in Racing History July 28 The circuit at Monza, Italy, is driven on for the first time by Pietro Bordino and Felice Nazzaro in a Fiat 570 (1922). July 29 Alberto Ascari drives a Ferrari 375 to victory in the German Grand Prix on the...

Mon 22 Jul 2002
This Week in Racing History (July 21-27)

This Week in Racing History (July 21-27)

This Week in Racing History Michael J. Stucker July 21 Joe Aldana wins the Ascot TT motorcycle race in California. First US National TT for Norton (1973). July 22 Edoardo Lualdi wins the Trieste-Opicina hillclimb in Italy driving a Ferrari...

Wed 17 Jul 2002
This Week in Racing History (July 14-20)

This Week in Racing History (July 14-20)

This Week in Racing History Michael J. Stucker July 14 Tazio Nuvolari drives a Maserati to victory in the Grand Prix of Pau for his first post-WWII win (1946). July 15 NASCAR great Fonty Flock dies in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, after a...

SAMF3: Risatti - un apellido en carrera 1936-2002

SAMF3: Risatti - un apellido en carrera 1936-2002

Cuatro generaciones consecutivas de pilotos de competición es una verdadera marca mundial, dentro de la historia del automovilismo deportivo. Solamente se dio un caso así en la Nascar, la famosa serie norteamericana de los Stock Cars, donde el...

Sun 07 Jul 2002
This Week in Racing History (July 7-13)

This Week in Racing History (July 7-13)

This Week in Racing History Michael J. Stucker July 7 Christian Lautenschlager wins the Grand Prix de l'ACF, near Dieppe, France (1908). July 8 NASCAR team owner Leo Jackson born (1933). July 9 Rally champions Pat Moss and Erik Carlsson are...

Mon 01 Jul 2002
This Week in Racing History (June 30-July 6)

This Week in Racing History (June 30-July 6)

This Week in Racing History Michael J. Stucker June 30 Dino Ferrari, the son of Enzo, dies (1956). July 1 Kazuyoshi Hoshino, who participated in two F1 races in the 1970s, born in Japan (1947). July 2 Bill Elliott drives a Ford Thunderbird...

Wed 26 Jun 2002
This Week in Racing History (June 23-29)

This Week in Racing History (June 23-29)

This Week in Racing History Michael J. Stucker June 23 Ralph DePalma sets a one mile world's record of 35.2 seconds in a Mercedes at Des Moines Speedway in Iowa, USA (1916). June 24 Phil Hill and Olivier Gendebien drive a Ferrari 330 TR/LM to...

Tue 25 Jun 2002
Irwindale annual Literature Faire

Irwindale annual Literature Faire

20th Annual Society Of Automotive Historians' "Literature Faire" - Sunday, June 30 - Irwindale Speedway Irwindale, Calif. - - The largest, best-attended, and by far the funnest (is that a word? -- Well, it really applies here) automotive ...

Mon 24 Jun 2002
AARWBA All-America Team history

AARWBA All-America Team history

<pre> HISTORY OF 2001 AARWBA AUTO RACING ALL-AMERICA TEAM MEMBERS FIRST TEAM SECOND TEAM HONORABLE MENTION Townsend Bell AL-01 Kenny Bernstein DR-85 DR-86 DR-87 DR-91 ...

Mon 17 Jun 2002
This Week in Racing History (June 16-22)

This Week in Racing History (June 16-22)

This Week in Racing History Michael J. Stucker June 16 Ludivico Scarfiotti and Lorenzo Bandini drive a Ferrari 250P to victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. First Le Mans victory for a mid-engined car (1963). June 17 Dick Johnson wins the ...

Fri 14 Jun 2002
Motorsports Hall of Fame Induction report

Motorsports Hall of Fame Induction report

Earnhardt and Seven Other Inductees Honored at 14th Annual Motorsports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony NOVI, Mich., June 13 /PRNewswire/ -- As Teresa Earnhardt went on stage to accept her late husband's "Horsepower" statuette for his ...

Mon 10 Jun 2002
This Week in Racing History (June 9-15)

This Week in Racing History (June 9-15)

This Week in Racing History Michael J. Stucker June 9 The Belgian Grand Prix becomes the first race in which F1 cars carry rear wings. The race is won by Bruce McLaren in a Ford-Cosworth powered McLaren M7A (1968). June 10 Pete Ryan, who...

Wed 05 Jun 2002
WCSC Hall of Fame inductees announced

WCSC Hall of Fame inductees announced

Ray Elder leads Inaugural Hall of Fame Candidates. Five-time Nascar Winston West champion Ray Elder leads a group of 30 former west coast champions, car Owners and officials being inducted into the Inaugural West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame on...

Mon 03 Jun 2002
This Week in Racing History (June 2-8)

This Week in Racing History (June 2-8)

This Week in Racing History Michael J. Stucker June 2 F1 racer and Can-Am champion Bruce McLaren dies in a crash while testing his M8D Can-Am racer at Goodwood, England (1970). June 3 Mike Parkes drives a Ferrari 250 GTO to victory in the ...

Sat 01 Jun 2002
Pepsi 400 Memory Book: Sacks' big upset

Pepsi 400 Memory Book: Sacks' big upset

Pepsi 400 Memory Book: Sacks' win ranks as one of the biggest upsets. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (May 31, 2002) -- On July 4, 1985, the stars and planets were aligned perfectly for Greg Sacks. Driving an unsponsored, research and development...

Sat 25 May 2002
This Week in Racing History (May 26-June 1)

This Week in Racing History (May 26-June 1)

This Week in Racing History Michael J. Stucker May 26 Buddy Lazier wins the first Indy 500 that is part of the Indy Racing League (1996). May 27 Mark Donohue wins the Indy 500 driving a McLaren-Offenhauser (1972). May 28 Driver Salt Walther...

Wed 22 May 2002
Motorcraft Racing - Glen Wood interview IV

Motorcraft Racing - Glen Wood interview IV

GLEN WOOD, founder of the legendary Wood Brothers Racing team, will be inducted into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway on April 18, 2002. Prior to this prestigious event Motorcraft Racing Media Relations...

Tue 21 May 2002
Motorcraft Racing - Glen Wood interview II

Motorcraft Racing - Glen Wood interview II

GLEN WOOD, founder of the legendary Wood Brothers Racing team, will be inducted into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway on April 18, 2002. Prior to this prestigious event Motorcraft Racing Media Relations...

Motorcraft Racing - Glen Wood interview III

Motorcraft Racing - Glen Wood interview III

GLEN WOOD, founder of the legendary Wood Brothers Racing team, will be inducted into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway on April 18, 2002. Prior to this prestigious event Motorcraft Racing Media Relations...

Mon 20 May 2002
This Week in Racing History (May 19-25)

This Week in Racing History (May 19-25)

!This Week in Racing History Michael J. Stucker May 19 Colin Chapman, founder of Lotus, born in Richmond, Surrey, England (1928). May 20 Peter Brock wins the ATCC race at Surfers Paradise, Australia, in a Holden Torana (1979). May...

Mon 13 May 2002
This Week in Racing History (May 12-18)

This Week in Racing History (May 12-18)

This Week in Racing History Michael J. Stucker May 12 Art Pollard dies in crash during practice for the Indianapolis 500 (1973). May 13 Bobby Rowe, driving Don Schumacher's "Stardust 'Cuda", wins the "Coke Circuit" funny car drag race at...

Thu 09 May 2002
Gilles Villeneuve - Punto Final. Punto seguido.

Gilles Villeneuve - Punto Final. Punto seguido.

Algunos lo llamaban loco. Otros le decían genio. Todos coincidían en que su sensibilidad al volante era algo de otro mundo. Hubo una época en la que alguien dijo que era "el hombre de los milagros", porque tenía los accidentes más extraños y...

Tue 07 May 2002
This Week in Racing History (May 5-11)

This Week in Racing History (May 5-11)

This Week in Racing History May 5 David "Salt" Walther completes his Indianapolis rookie test (1972). May 6 Driving for Cotton Owens in the Rebel 300 at Darlington, South Carolina, USA, Ralph Earnhardt, father of Dale Earnhardt Sr., makes his...

Sat 04 May 2002
WWS: Legendary driver Hershel McGriff retires

WWS: Legendary driver Hershel McGriff retires

Legendary driver Hershel Mcgriff recalls long, illustrious career. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 3, 2002)-- A racing career that spanned the generations of NASCAR has come to an end. At 74 years of age, Hershel McGriff has decided to hang up his ...