By: Mike Stucker firstname.lastname@example.org
This Week in Racing History
Mark Donohue drives a Lola T70 to victory in the USRRC race at Kent, Washington, USA. First win for Donohue in a Roger Penske entered car (1966).
David Hobbs drives a Chevrolet-powered McLaren M10B to victory in the L&M Continental 5000 Championship race at Edmonton International Speedway in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (1971).
Thirteen year old Allesandro Zanardi, who will later become a 2-time CART Champ Car champion, drives a kart for the first time (1980).
Giuseppi Compari gives Alfa Romeo their first GP win when he drives a P2 to victory in the Grand Prix of France and Europe at Lyon (1924).
J.M. Fangio, driving a Maserati 250F, overcomes a 30 second deficit to go from third to first and win the German GP at the Nurburgring. The win gives Fangio his fifth and final driving title (1957).
Alain Prost wins the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim in a McLaren MP4/2-TAG (1984).
Mario Andretti drives a Ford-powered Brawner Hawk to victory in both heats of the USAC Championship road race at St. Jovite, Quebec, Canada (1967).