Mike Stucker, Historian
This Week in Racing History
Phil Hill and Jim Hall, driving Chaparral 2Es, finish 1-2 in the Laguna Seca Can-Am race. Only Can-Am victory for Chaparral (1966).
Al Unser drives a Lola T332-Chevy to victory in the SCCA F5000 race at Riverside International Raceway in Riverside, California, USA (1976).
The USAC Road Racing Championship race at Watkins Glen, New York, USA, is won by Stirling Moss in a Climax-powered Cooper T51 (1959).
Count Louis Vorow Zborowski dies in wreck during the Italian GP at Monza. Antonio Ascari, driving an Alfa Romeo P2, wins the race (1924).
Nigel Mansell leads a Williams-Honda 1-2 finish in the South African Grand Prix. Keke Rosberg finishes second (1985).
Alfonso de Portago drives a Ferrari 250 GT to victory in the sports car race in Rome, Italy (1956).
The USAC San Francisco Examiner Pacific Grand Prix at Laguna Seca in California, USA, is won by Stirling Moss driving a Lotus 19-Climax (1961).