This Week in Racing History (September 2-8)

This Week in Racing History Michael J. Stucker September 2 Australian Touring Car racer Jim Richards born in Otahuhu, New Zealand (1947). September 3 Teo Fabi wins the Mid-Ohio CART race. Only CART win for engine supplier Porsche and final...

This Week in Racing History
Michael J. Stucker

September 2
Australian Touring Car racer Jim Richards born in Otahuhu, New Zealand (1947).

September 3
Teo Fabi wins the Mid-Ohio CART race. Only CART win for engine supplier Porsche and final CART win for chassis maker March (1989).

September 4
Bobby Allison drives a Junior Johnson prepared Chevy to victory in the NASCAR Grand National Southern 500 stockcar race at Darlington, South Carolina, USA (1972).

September 5
F1 racer Clay Regazzoni born in Lugano, Switzerland (1939).

September 6
Kenny Bernstein, the first driver to win both NHRA Top Fuel and Funny Car titles, born (1944).

September 7
Bill Brack wins the non-championship Formula Atlantic race at Brainard, Minnisota, USA. Bobby Rahal is second and Gilles Villeneuve third (1975).

September 8
Driver Aguri Suzuki born (1960).

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Series History
Drivers Kenny Bernstein , Bobby Rahal , Gilles Villeneuve , Aguri Suzuki , Jim Richards , Junior Johnson , Bobby Allison , Teo Fabi , Clay Regazzoni