Mike Stucker, Historian
This Week in Racing History
F1 and endurance racer Stefan Bellof born (1957).
F1 racer Jacque Laffite born in Paris, France (1943).
Lloyd Ruby, driving a Halibrand-Offy, wins the USAC Championship race on the oval at Phoenix, Arizona, USA (1964).
Peter Revson wins the World Challenge Cup, a race for Group 7 cars on the Mount Fuji circuit near Tokyo, Japan (1968).
Engineer and Mercedes F1 Team Pricipal Ross Brawn born in Manchester, England (1954).
Gaston Chevrolet killed in National Championship race at Beverly Hills, California (1920).
Louis Wagner drives his Benz to victory in the first American Grand Prize race, in Savanah, Georgia (1908).