This week in motor sport – September 12


This week in motor sport, featuring a hat-trick win for Hill in his birthday week, and Mansell retires twice in one day.

Jackie Stewart leads Jim Clark at Monza in 1965

September 12

1948: Jean-Louis Schlesser is born. In profile

1965: ‘That apprentice from Scotland’ wins the Italian Grand Prix, his first GP victory. Report

1993: A hat-trick win for Damon Hill, at Monza. Report 

September 13

1992: Ayrton Senna wins the Italian Grand Prix, Nigel Mansell retires (twice in one day). Report

September 14

Quiet day in the world of motor sport…

September 15

1888: Antonio Ascari is born. In profile

2007: Colin McRae dies in a helicopter crash. His 1994 RAC Rally win

September 16

1910: Karl Kling, Mercedes man and Alfred Neubauer successor, is born. In profile

1962: Graham Hill drives ‘an immaculate and regular race’ to win at Monza. Report

Stirling Moss, Lotus 18, on the way to his finest victory – Monaco,1961.

September 17

1929: Stirling Moss is born. In profile

1960: 1996 Formula 1 world champion Damon Hill is born. In profile

September 18

1951: Marc Surer is born. In profile

The Marc Surer and David Hobbs-shared BMW M1, 1981 Watkins Glen 6 Hours 

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