By Michael Stucker. www.vintageRPM.com
This Week in Racing History
Jim Clark drives a Lotus 33 to victory in the British Grand Prix at Silverstone (1965).
Luigi Chinetti and Jean Lucas drive a Ferrari 166MM Barchetta to victory in the 24 Hours of Belgium at Spa-Francorchamps (1949). July 12
Richard Petty, at the wheel of a Plymouth, wins the NASCAR Grand National stock car race at Trenton, New Jersey, USA (1970).
Jochen Rindt, driving a Roy Winkelmann Racing Lotus 59, wins both heats of the F2 Flugplatzrennen at Tulin-Langenlebarn, Austria (1969).
Rudolph Carraciola wins the Belgian Grand Prix in a Mercedes-Benz W25 (1935).
Vic Elford, driving a Porsche 917/30, wins the Sudwest Pokal Interserie race at Hockenhiem, West Germany (1973).
Henri Pescarolo drives a Matra-BRM 630 to victory in the Criterium de Vitesse sports car race at Magny Cours, France (1967).