This Week in Racing History (September 23-29)

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

September 23
Gordon Johncock drives an Eagle-Offenhauser to victory in the USAC Indy car race at Trenton, New Jersey, USA (1973).

Gordon Johncock
Gordon Johncock

Photo by: Dana Garrett - IRL

September 24
The Avus racetrack opens in Germany (1922).

September 25
Audi R8s finish 1-2 in the ALMS race at Road Atlanta in Brazelton, Georgia, USA. J.J. Lehto and Marco Werner finish ahead of Johnny Herbert and Pierre Kaffer (2004).

September 26
Tom Walkinshaw and Chuck Nicholson drive a Jaguar XJS to victory in the ETCC race at Zolder, Belgium (1982).

September 27
Driving a Lotus-Ford, Parnelli Jones wins the USAC Indy car race at Trenton, New Jersey, USA (1964).

September 28
Jo Bonnier drives an F1 Maserati to victory in the USAC Formula Libre race at Watkins Glen, New York, USA (1958).

September 29
The Interserie event at Hockenheim, West Germany, is won by Leo Kinnunen driving the AAW Porsche 917/10 (1974).

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Series History
Drivers Johnny Herbert , J.J. Lehto , Parnelli Jones , Marco Werner , Gordon Johncock , Tom Walkinshaw
Article type Special feature
Tags audi, avus, bonnier, ford, herbert, history, jaguar, johncock, jones, kaffer, lehto, lotus, maserati, nicholson, stucker, usac, walkinshaw, werner, zolder