Mike Stucker, Historian
This Week in Racing History
Mario Andretti drives in his final CART Champ Car race. He DNFs while lying seventh. Paul Tracy wins the race at Laguna Seca, California, USA (1994).
Jim Hall drives his Chaparral 2 to victory in the USAC-sanctioned sports car race at Kent, Washington, USA (1965).
Parnelli Jones wins the USAC Los Angeles Times Grand Prix at Riverside International Raceway in Riverside, California, USA, driving a King Cobra-Ford (1964).
Jean-Pierre Beltoise and Henri Pescarolo drive a Matra M650 to victory in the Paris 1000K sports car race at Montlhery, France (1969).
Sauber team founder Peter Sauber born (1943).
Mark Donohue drives a Penske Porsche 917/30 to victory in the Can-Am race at Laguna Seca, California, USA (1973).
Jack Brabham drives a Climax-powered Cooper Monaco T57 to victory in the USAC Road Racing Championship LA Times Grand Prix at Riverside, California, USA (1961).