This Week in Racing History (October 5-11)

October 5 - Caleb Bragg drives a Fiat to victory in the Amercian Grand Prize race held in Milwaukee, Wisconcin (1912). October 6 - Francois Cevert dies in a crash during practice for the United Staes Grand Prix at Watkins...

October 5 - Caleb Bragg drives a Fiat to victory in the Amercian Grand Prize race held in Milwaukee, Wisconcin (1912).

October 6 - Francois Cevert dies in a crash during practice for the United Staes Grand Prix at Watkins Glen, New York (1973).

October 7 - Jim Clark gives Lotus their second consecutive United States Grand Prix win, at Watkins Glen, New York. Jack Brabham's fifth place gives the Brabham marque their first Grand Prix points (1962).

October 8 - American George Heath, driving a French Panhard, wins the first Vanderbuilt Cup Race, on Long Island in New York (1904).

October 9 - A.J. Foyt wins the USAC Championship race at Phoenix, Arizona, in a Coyote-Foyt (1975).

October 11 - Assets of bancrupt Miller Engine Company sold at auction (1933).

Previous issues of This Week in Racing History can be found at the Motorsport News International website (http://www.motorsport.com/).

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Series General
Drivers Jim Clark , George Heath , François Cévert , A.J. Foyt