This week in racing history (September 21-27)

People in this week in racing history include: Arie Luyendyke

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker

September 21
Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Arie Luyendyke born (1953).

September 22
Paul Weldon drives a Mirage M1 to victory in the historic sports car race at Aintree, England (1974).

September 23 Nigel Mansell, driving a Ferrari 641/2, wins his 16th overall Grand Prix, the Portuguese (1990).

September 24
Emerson Fittipaldi drives a Penske PC-18 to victory in the CART Bosch Spark Plug Grand Prix at Nazareth, Pensyvania, USA (1989).

September 25
Johnnie Parsons drives a Kurtis-Offenhauser to victory in the AAA sanctioned race on the dirt track at Springfield, Illinois (1949).

September 26
Pedro Rodriguez and Lodovico Scarfiotti drive a NART Ferrari 330P to victory in the Canadian Grand Prix (for sports cars) at Mosport, Ontario (1964).

September 27
C.S. Rolls wins the second Tourist Trophy on the Isle of Man in a Rolls-Royce. He covers 259 kilometers in 4:06 hours at 63.5 km/h (1906).

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Series Vintage
Drivers Arie Luyendyk , Nigel Mansell , Pedro Rodriguez , Emerson Fittipaldi
Article type Special feature
Tags arie luyendyke, c.s. rolls, johnnie parsons, lodovico scarfiotti, paul weldon