By Michael Stucker. www.vintageRPM.com
This Week in Racing History
David Piper drives his Ferrari 365 P2/3 to victory in the Trophee d'Auvergne sports car race at Clermont-Ferrand, France (1966).
George Follmer drives a Porsche-powered Lotus 23 to victory in the USRRC race at Watkins Glen, New York, USA (1965).
Tony Bettenhausen drives a Novi to a new closed course speed record of 177.046 mph at Monza, Italy, in qualifications for the "Race of Two Worlds" (1957).
Paolo Gargano wins the Coppa Citti di Monopoli hill-climb in Italy driving a Scuderia Marchitelli Alfa Romeo T33/TT/3 (1973).
Henri Pescarolo and Gerard Larrousse drive a Matra M670B/C to victory in the 1000 km sports car race on the Osterreichring in Austria (1974)
Willy Grover, better known as "W. Williams", wins the ACF Grand Prix for sports cars driving a Bugatti (1928).
Ken Miles, driving a Porsche 718 RS61, wins the USAC Road Racing Championship event at Continental Divide in Castle Rock, Colorado, USA (1961).