Michael Stucker, Historian
This Week in Racing History
Al Rogers drives a Coniff-Offy to victory in the Pike's Peak Hill Climb in Colorado, USA (1950).
George Follmer drives a Porsche-powered Lotus 23 to victory in the USRRC Road America 500 in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, USA (1965).
Maston Gregory, driving a Jaguar C-Type, wins the C-Modified race during the SCCA National event at Thompson Raceway in Thompson, Connecticut, USA (1953).
Tim Schenken wins the Interserie race at Hockenheim, West Germany, in the Gelo Racing Porsche 917/10 (1975).
Jim Clark wins the Italian Grand Prix at Monza and clinches his first Grand Prix World Driving Championship (1963).
Luigi Fagiloi takes over Rudolph Caracciola's Mercedes-Benz W25 and wins the Italian Grand Prix at Monza (1934).
F1 and CART Indy Car racer Bruno Giacomelli born in Poncarale, Brescia, Italy (1952).