This Week in Racing History (September 19-25)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker September 19 Scott Geoffrion sets a new NHRA Pro Stock 1/4-mile elapse time record of 7.099 seconds at Reading, Pennsylvania, USA (1992). September 20 Alain Prost, driving a McLaren-TAG MP4/3, wins...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

September 19
Scott Geoffrion sets a new NHRA Pro Stock 1/4-mile elapse time record of 7.099 seconds at Reading, Pennsylvania, USA (1992).

September 20
Alain Prost, driving a McLaren-TAG MP4/3, wins the Portuguese Grand Prix at Estoril (1987).

September 21
The BMW GTP of John Andretti and Davey Jones starts on pole, leads every lap, and wins the IMSA Camel GT race at Watkins Glen, New York, USA. In addition, Jones set fatest lap and wins the Norelco Cup for best race performance. Bob Earl and Chip Ganassi wins the Camel Lights class driving a Spice (1986).

September 22
Richie Ginther drives a Ferrari to victory in a race at Riverside, California, USA, during the track's first weekend of formal competition (1957).

September 23
Moises Solana drives a Cosworth-Ford-powered Lotus 22 to victory in the Il Premio Independencia meeting at the Mexico City Autodromo (1962).

September 24
Robbie Groff wins the Bosch-VW Super Vee race at Nazareth, Pennsylvania, USA (1989).

September 25
Mark Donohue wins the Mosport, Ontario, Canada, Can-Am race in a Chevrolet-powered Lola T70 (1966).

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Series History
Drivers John Andretti , Alain Prost , Davy Jones , Chip Ganassi , Scott Geoffrion , Bob Earl , Mark Donohue