This Week in Racing History
Michael Andretti wins the CART Grand Prix of Long Beach through the streets of Long Beach, California, USA (2002).
A.J. Foyt, in a Coyote-Foyt, wins heat 1 and Mario Andretti, in a Parnelli-Offenhauser, wins heat 2 of the Trentonian 300 run on the dog-leg oval at the New Jersey Fairgrounds in Trenton, New Jersey, USA (1973).
Frank Williams, founder of the Williams Formula One race team, is born (1942).
Len Wood, of NASCAR's Wood Brothers Racing team, born (1956).
William F. "Bill" Milliken, founding member of the Watkins Glen Road Race Organizing Committee, is born (1911).
Jackie Stewart, driving a Cosworth powered March 701, wins the Spanish GP at Jarama. First F1 win for March (1970).
Racing driver and engineer Mark Donohue marries Sue Warren in Fair Haven, New Jersey, USA (1963).