Mike Stucker, Historian
This Week in Racing History
Tommy Kendall drives a Rocketsports Racing Jaguar XKR to victory in the SCCA Trans-Am race at Laguna Seca, California, USA. His team owner, Paul Gentilozzi, clinches the Trans-Am Championship (2004).
Jackie Stewart garners his first Grand Prix victory when he wins the Italian Grand Prix at Monza driving a BRM (1965).
The Silk Cut Jaguar XJR-8 driven by Martin Brundle, Johnny Dumfries, and Raul Boesel wins the Spa 1000K World Sport Prototype Championship race. Jan Lammers and John Watson finish second to make it a Jaguar 1-2 (1987).
Tom Sneva drives a McLaren powered by a Drake-Offenhauser engine to victory in the USAC Championship race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan, USA (1975).
Mauri Rose, driving an Offenhauser-powered Miller wins the AAA championship race on the dirt track in Syracuse, New York, USA (1936).
Alberto Ascari wins the Italian Grand Prix at Monza driving a Ferrari 375 (1951).
Denny Hulme wins the Can-Am race at Bridgehampton, New York, USA, driving a McLaren M6A-Chevrolet (1967).