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  Tuesday, 10 September, 2002, 00:15 GMT 01:15 UK
Happened on this day - 10 September
On this day in history
1936: Australia's Lionel van Praag won the first World Speedway Championship, which was held at Wembley.

1962: Rod Laver beat fellow Australian Roy Emerson in four sets to win the US Open and complete tennis' grand slam. He repeated the feat seven years later.

1972: Emerson Fittipaldi of Brazil won the Italian Grand Prix at Monza in a Lotus to clinch the world drivers' title. At 25 years and 273 days, he was the youngest-ever world motor racing champion.

2000: Michael Schumacher of Ferrari won the Italian Grand Prix to record the 41st win of his career - equalling that of the late Ayrton Senna.

However, the race was overshadowed by the death of a fire marshal who was hit by a wheel following a crash at the Monza track.

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