This Week in Racing History (September 17-23)

This Week in Racing History September 17 F1 World Champion Damon Hill born (1960). September 18 Sportscar racer Boris Said III born (1962). September 19 IMSA and CART racer Juan Fangio II born (1957). Ferry Porsche receives honorary title...

This Week in Racing History

September 17
F1 World Champion Damon Hill born (1960).

September 18
Sportscar racer Boris Said III born (1962).

September 19
IMSA and CART racer Juan Fangio II born (1957).


Ferry Porsche receives honorary title of "Proffessor" (1984).

September 20
Bill Schindler dies in accident during race at Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA (1952).

September 21
Indycar driver and owner Dick Simon born (1933).

September 22
Leonard Wood, an original NASCAR "Wood Brother", born (1934).


Jim Clark sits on pole in a rear-engined Lotus, but A.J. Foyt wins the 200-mile USAC race at Trenton, New Jersey, USA, in a front-engined roadster. Foyt's third of five consecutive wins at Trenton (1963).

Copyright 2000 Michael J. Stucker

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Series History
Drivers Boris Said , Jim Clark , Damon Hill , Dick Simon , A.J. Foyt