This Week in Racing History Mike Stucker
Sportscar racer Eje Elgh born (1953).
1976 F1 World Champion James Hunt dies of a heart attack in London at the age of 45 (1993).
Jim Hurtubise, driving an Kuzma-Offy, wins the USAC Champ Car race on the dirt at Langhorne, Pennsylvania (1960).
Selwyn Francis Edge drove a Napier continuously for 24 Hours at the Brooklands track in England. Track officially opened (1907).
Enzo Ferrari sell 50% of Ferrari to Gianni Agnelli of Fiat (1969).
Ettore Bugatti wins the 175km Padua-Vincenza-Thiene-Bassano-Treviso-Padua road race driving a twin-engined tricycle of his own design (1899).
Dragracer Shirley Muldowney born (1940).
Jochen Rindt and Masten Gregory drive a North American Racing Team Ferrari 250LM to victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans (1965).
Sportcar racer Rob Dyson born (1946).
Piers Courage dies in accident during Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort (1970).
Ayrton Senna wins the USGP at Detroit. Last GP win for Lotus (1987).