This Week in Racing History (October 15-21)

This Week in Racing History October 15 Motorsport journalist Chris Economaki born (1920). October 16 California Sports Car Club holds first race at Palm Springs, California, USA (1950). October 17 CART president Andrew Craig writes ...

This Week in Racing History

October 15
Motorsport journalist Chris Economaki born (1920).

October 16
California Sports Car Club holds first race at Palm Springs, California, USA (1950).

October 17
CART president Andrew Craig writes Phoenix International Raceway owner Buddy Jobe a letter telling him that CART will no longer race at his track (1994).

October 18
CART driver Alexandre Tagliani born (1972).

October 19
Hermann Lang dies of natural causes (1987).

October 20
F1 racer Gunnar Nilsson dies from cancer (1978).

October 21
Sprint car driver Chad Kemenah born (1971).

Copyright 2000 Michael J. Stucker

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