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This week in racing history (September 28-October 4)

This week in racing history (September 28-October 4)
Sep 28, 2014, 8:52 PM

People in this week in racing history include: Ronnie Peterson, Bernd Rosemeyer, Peter Brock, Larry Perkins, Ernie Ervan, Louis de Palma, George Follmer, and Graham Hill.

Peter Brock
1936 Auto Union Type C: Frank Biela
Ronnie Peterson, March 711
Lotus 49 Ford Rollout, Lotus Factory: Maurice Phillippe (Designer), Keith Duckworth (Engine Designer), Graham Hill (Driver), Mike Costin (Cosworth Engineer), Colin Chapman (Lotus Owner and Designer)
Philippe Casse, Auto Union Type A 1934

This Week in Racing History — Michael Stucker —

September 28
A March racing car appears in competition for the first time when Ronnie Peterson drives one in an F3 race at Cadwell Park in Lincolnshire, England (1969).

September 29
Bernd Rosemeyer, driving an Auto Union, wins the Czech Grand Prix at Brno (1935).

September 30
Peter Brock and Larry Perkins drive a Holden Commodore to victory in the James Hardie 1000 at Mount Panarama, Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia (1984).

October 1
Ernie Ervan returns to racing, 14 months after a serious accident, at North Wilksboro, North Carolina (1995).

October 2
Louis de Palma drives a Benz to victory in the Vanderbilt Cup race in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA (1912).

October 3
George Follmer drives an AMC Javelin to victory in the SCCA Trans-Am race at Riverside, California, USA (1971).

October 4
Graham Hill drives a BRM to win in the United States Grand Prix at Watkins Glen, New York (1964).:

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Series Vintage
Drivers Graham Hill , Peter Brock , George Follmer , Ronnie Peterson , Larry Perkins