This week in racing history (1997-09-14)

This Week in Racing History Mike Stucker September 14 After drivers Bruce Mclaren and Denny Hulme set fastest times in Saturday morning qualifying session for the next day's Bridagehampton, New York, Can-Am race, Team McLaren goes water skiing...

This Week in Racing History Mike Stucker

September 14
After drivers Bruce Mclaren and Denny Hulme set fastest times in Saturday morning qualifying session for the next day's Bridagehampton, New York, Can-Am race, Team McLaren goes water skiing instead of running afternoon qualifying session. No one betters their times (1969).

September 16
Kenji Okazaki, the only driver from Japan with a National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) license, born (1959).

September 17
Formula One great Sterling Moss born (1929).

September 18
Jerry Titus drives his Shelby Mustang to victory in the Riverside, California, Trans-Am race, giving Ford the first Over 2-Liter Trans-Am title (1966).

September 19
Rex Mays drives an Offenhauser powered midget racer 147.037 MPH on the Bonneville Salt Flats for a U.S. Class E (2-liter, unblown) record (1949).

September 20
Jackie Ickx drives a Brabham BT26-Cosworth to win in the Canadian Grand Prix (1969).

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Drivers Denny Hulme