This week in racing history (July 15-21)

This Week in Racing History Michael J. Stucker July 15 Sportscar racer Chris Cord born (1940). July 16 Indy car racer Jim Rathman born (1928). July 17 Crosley, who made the Hotshot roadster, cease automobile production (1952). July...

This Week in Racing History
Michael J. Stucker

July 15
Sportscar racer Chris Cord born (1940).

July 16
Indy car racer Jim Rathman born (1928).

July 17
Crosley, who made the Hotshot roadster, cease automobile production (1952).

July 18
First race is held at Olympic View Speedway in Seattle, Washington, USA (1935).

July 20
F1 and sportscar racer Chris Amon born (1943).

July 21
Rich Vogler dies in an accident on the final lap of a sprint car race at Salem Speedway in Indiana, USA. He was leading the race when he tangled with a backmarker. The race was red flagged and Vogler awarded the win (1990).

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Series Vintage
Drivers Chris Amon , Chris Cord