This Week in Racing History (October 20-26)

This Week in Racing History October 20 - J.M. Fangio wins his first World Grand Prix Driving Title (1951). - Gunnar Nilsson dies of cancer (1978). October 22 - Denny Hulme wins the F1 World Driving Championship (1967). October...

This Week in Racing History

October 20 - J.M. Fangio wins his first World Grand Prix Driving Title (1951).

- Gunnar Nilsson dies of cancer (1978).

October 22 - Denny Hulme wins the F1 World Driving Championship (1967).

October 23 - Alessandro Zanardi born (1966).

- Innes Ireland succumbs to cancer (1994).

October 24 - Richie Ginther wins the Mexican GP. Ginther's first and only GP win. First for Honda. First for a transverse engined car. First for Goodyear. Last race of 1.5-liter formula. Last race for Coventry-Climax engine (1965).

October 25 - John Surtees clinches F1 Driving Championship (1964).

Michael Stucker | Anadrill Schlumberger, Sugar Land, Texas stucker@sugar-land.anadrill.slb.com | Definately not Anadrill's opinion. Copyright Michael J. Stucker 1996 "You play with the squirrels and you're gonna get your nuts cracked." -- Todd Parrott

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Series General
Drivers Denny Hulme , John Surtees