This Week in Racing History (June 1-7)

This Week in Racing History June 1 - Martin Brundle, F1 and sportscar racer, born (1959). June 2 - Steve Kinser, World of Outlaw champion, born (1955). - Bruce McLaren killed at Goodwood, England, while testing McLaren M8D ...

This Week in Racing History

June 1 - Martin Brundle, F1 and sportscar racer, born (1959).

June 2 - Steve Kinser, World of Outlaw champion, born (1955).

- Bruce McLaren killed at Goodwood, England, while testing McLaren M8D Can-Am racer (1970).

June 3 - Manfred von Brauchitsh scores the Mercedes-Benz Type W25 debut victory by winning the Eifelrennen at the Nurburgring (1934).

June 4 - Lotus 49 with Cosworth-Ford DFV V8 engine debuts at the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvort. Graham Hill starts his from pole and Jim Clark drives his to victory (1967).

June 5 - Jo Bonnier and Phil Hill win the ADAC 1000 Kilometer race at the Nurburgring driving a Chaparral 2D (1966).

June 6 - Louis Chevrolet dies (1941).

June 7 - Arthur Duray drives a De Dietrich to victory in the Moscow to St. Petersburg race. He covered the 422 miles (680 km) in 9 hours and 22 minutes. The race started at 2:00 am under the midnight sun (1907).

Previous issues of This Week in Racing History can be found at the Motorsport News International website (http://www.motorsport.com/).

Michael Stucker | Anadrill Schlumberger, Sugar Land, Texas stucker@sugar-land.anadrill.slb.com | Definately not Anadrill's opinion. Copyright Michael J. Stucker 1997 "It's great to do business in a Bernie-free country." -- BPR founder Stephane Ratel commenting on the United States

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Series General
Drivers Martin Brundle , Phil Hill , Jim Clark , Bruce McLaren , Steve Kinser , Stéphane Ratel , Graham Hill