This Week in Racing History (September 10-16)

This Week in Racing History September 10 Count Stanislav Czaykowski dies in a crash of his Bugatti Type 54 during the Monza Grand Prix in Italy (1933). Sportscar driver Claudia Hurtgen born (1971). September 11 Ferraris finish 1-2, Gerhard...

This Week in Racing History

September 10
Count Stanislav Czaykowski dies in a crash of his Bugatti Type 54 during the Monza Grand Prix in Italy (1933).


Sportscar driver Claudia Hurtgen born (1971).

September 11
Ferraris finish 1-2, Gerhard Berger leading Michele Alboreto, in the Italian Grand Prix at Monza, Italy (1988).

September 12
Bjorn Waaldegard born (1943).


Last race held at the Polo Grounds in New York City, New York, USA (1959).

September 13
Osceola Dragway opens in Indiana, USA (1957).


George Fury and Terry Shiel drive a Nissan Skyline to victory in the Sandown 500 at Sandown Park in Victoria, Australia (1987).

September 14
Robert Benoist, 1927 World Champion and WWII French resistance leader, executed by the Nazis at Buchenwald concentration camp (1944).


Steve Challis born (1957).

September 15
1922 Indy 500 winner Jimmy Murphy dies in a crash on the dirt track in Syracuse, New York, USA (1924).


Jimmy Fennig born (1943).

September 16
Sportscar racer Darin Brassfield born (1963).

Copyright 2000 Michael J. Stucker

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Series History
Drivers Gerhard Berger , Claudia Hurtgen , Michele Alboreto , Jimmy Murphy , Darin Brassfield