This Week in Racing History (September 9-15)

This Week in Racing History Michael J. Stucker September 9 Ayrton Senna wins his 26th Grand Prix, the Italian at Monza (1990). September 10 Jim Richards and Mark Skaife win the Sandown 500 at Sandown Park in Victoria, Australia, in a Nissan ...

This Week in Racing History
Michael J. Stucker

September 9
Ayrton Senna wins his 26th Grand Prix, the Italian at Monza (1990).

September 10
Jim Richards and Mark Skaife win the Sandown 500 at Sandown Park in Victoria, Australia, in a Nissan Skyline (1989).

September 11
John Surtees, driving a Chevy-powered Lola T70, wins the first race in the new Canadian-American Challenge Cup series, at St. Jovite, Canada (1966).

September 12
Rally driver Jean-Louis Schlesser born (1948).

September 13
Ernie Irvan makes his first NASCAR Winston Cup start, at Richmond, Virginia, USA (1987).

September 14
The first Tourist Trophy, a regularity trial based on fuel comsumption for autos and motorcycles, is won by John Napier in an Arrol-Johnston, on the Isle of Man, England (1905).

September 15
Sprint car racer Ron Schuman born in Tempe, Arizona, USA (1952).

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Series History
Drivers Ernie Irvan , Ayrton Senna , Jean-Louis Schlesser , Jim Richards , Mark Skaife , John Surtees