Mike Stucker, Historian
This Week in Racing History
The Gazetto dello Sport announces the first Mille Miglia road race (1926).
The Southern California Sports Car Club time trial event on the 3/10-mile Davis Motorcar Company test track in San Fernando, California, USA, is won by Sec Guasti in an Alfa Romeo (1948).
Sports car racer Peter Gregg marries Deborah Marrs (1980).
Chuck Daigh takes over Lance Reventlow's Scarab MkII and goes on to win the Nassau Trophy race in the Bahamas (1958).
Grand Prix racing great Hans-Joachim Stuck born (1900).
Race car designer Harry Miller born (1875).
Jean-Luc Lagardere announces to the Matra Racing personnel that they will no longer race sports cars (1974).