This Week in Racing History (October 10-16)

This Week in Racing History October 10 - Jim Chapman, onetime PPG Racing Director, dies (1996). October 13 - 84 of the 95 classic cars finish the second Peking-to-Paris Motor Challenge (1997). October 15 - Buddy...

This Week in Racing History

October 10 - Jim Chapman, onetime PPG Racing Director, dies (1996).

October 13 - 84 of the 95 classic cars finish the second Peking-to-Paris Motor Challenge (1997).

October 15 - Buddy Baker wins the National 500 NASCAR Grand National race. One of the racers he beats is Formula One great Jim Clark (1967).

- Kenny Brack wins the FIA F3000 race at Magney-Cours, France (1995).

October 16 - Charlotte Motor Speedway opens with a 400 mile NASCAR Grand National rcae won by Speedy Thompson in a Ford (1960).

Previous installments of This Week in Racing History can be found at motorsport.com.

Copyright Michael J. Stucker 1999 stucker@$sugar-land.spc.slb.com Remove "$" from email address above.

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Series Vintage
Drivers Kenny Brack , Jim Clark , Buddy Baker