This week in racing history (1997-10-19)

This Week in Racing History Mike Stucker October 19 Antonio Ascari, driving an Alfa Romeo P2, wins the Italian GP (1924). Drag racer Randy Anderson born in Denver, Colorado (1964). October 22 Four time IMCA champion Gus Schrader ia killed in...

This Week in Racing History Mike Stucker

October 19
Antonio Ascari, driving an Alfa Romeo P2, wins the Italian GP (1924).


Drag racer Randy Anderson born in Denver, Colorado (1964).

October 22
Four time IMCA champion Gus Schrader ia killed in an accident during the feature race at Schreveport, Louisiana (1941)

October 23
Gary Gabelich, driving the Blue Flame, sets at new Land Speed Record of 622.407 mph (1970).

October 24
Jo Siffert dies in accident during non-points F1 race at Brands Hatch (1971).


World of Outlaws driver Dave Blaney born (1962).

October 25
AMC Rebel Machine debuts at NHRA World Championship races in Dallas, Texas (1969).

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