This Week in Racing History (October 17-23)

This Week in Racing History October 17 - Jimmy Byrant wins the Champ car race on the dirt track at Sacramento, California, USA, in an Offenhauser powered Kuzma (1954). October 19 - Drag racer Randy Anderson born in...

This Week in Racing History

October 17 - Jimmy Byrant wins the Champ car race on the dirt track at Sacramento, California, USA, in an Offenhauser powered Kuzma (1954).

October 19 - Drag racer Randy Anderson born in Denver, Colorado, USA (1966).

October 20 - Ayrton Senna wins the F3 Macau Grand Prix in a Ralt-Toyota (1982).

October 21 - Tony Bettenhausen Sr. wins the AAA Championship race at San Jose, California, USA, in a Kurtis-Offy (1951).

October 22 - Denny Hulme wins the Grand Prix driving championship (1967).

October 23 - Dick Atkins wins the USAC Championship race on the dirt track in Sacramento, California, USA, in a Watson-Offy (1966).

Previous installments of This Week in Racing History can be found at motorsport.com.

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Drivers Denny Hulme , Ayrton Senna , Tony Bettenhausen