This week in racing history (1997-06-01)

This Week in Racing History Mike Stucker June 1 Martin Brundle, F1 and sportscar racer, born (1959). June 2 Steve Kinser, World of Outlaw champion, born (1955). Bruce McLaren killed at Goodwood, England, while testing McLaren M8D Can-Am...

This Week in Racing History Mike Stucker

June 1
Martin Brundle, F1 and sportscar racer, born (1959).

June 2
Steve Kinser, World of Outlaw champion, born (1955).


Bruce McLaren killed at Goodwood, England, while testing McLaren M8D Can-Am racer (1970).

June 3
Manfred von Brauchitsh scores the Mercedes-Benz Type W25 debut victory by winning the Eifelrennen at the Nurburgring (1934).

June 4
Lotus 49 with Cosworth-Ford DFV V8 engine debuts at the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvort. Graham Hill starts his from pole and Jim Clark drives his to victory (1967).

June 5
Jo Bonnier and Phil Hill win the ADAC 1000 Kilometer race at the Nurburgring driving a Chaparral 2D (1966).

June 6
Louis Chevrolet dies (1941).

June 7
Arthur Duray drives a De Dietrich to victory in the Moscow to St. Petersburg race. He covered the 422 miles (680 km) in 9 hours and 22 minutes. The race started at 2:00 am under the midnight sun (1907).

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