Mike Stucker, Historian
This Week in Racing History
Richard Atwood and David Piper drive Piper's Ferrari 365P2 to victory in the Rand 9 Hour Race at Kyalami, South Africa (1965).
Sportscar racer Ken Miles born (1918).
Roberto Moreno drives a Ralt RT4-Ford to victory in the Formula Pacific Australian Grand Prix at Calder Raceway in Victoria, Australia (1981).
Pete Lovely, driving a 2-liter Ferrari Testa Rossa, wins the very first race ever run at Laguna Seca Raceway near Monterey, California, USA (1957).
Bobby Labonte wins the NAPA 500 at Atlanta, Georgia, USA. His brother Terry clinches the NASCAR Winston Cup championship (1996).
Johnnie Parsons drives a Kuzma-Offy to victory in the AAA Championship race on the dirt track in Bay Meadows, California, USA (1951).
George Eaton, heir to a department store chain and Can-Am & F5000 racer in the '60s & '70s, born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada (1945).