This Week in Racing History Mike Stucker
Martin Brundle, F1 and sportscar racer, born (1959).
Steve Kinser, World of Outlaw champion, born (1955).
Bruce McLaren killed at Goodwood, England, while testing McLaren M8D Can-Am racer (1970).
Manfred von Brauchitsh scores the Mercedes-Benz Type W25 debut victory by winning the Eifelrennen at the Nurburgring (1934).
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).
Jo Bonnier and Phil Hill win the ADAC 1000 Kilometer race at the Nurburgring driving a Chaparral 2D (1966).
Louis Chevrolet dies (1941).
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).