This Week in Racing History Mike Stucker
Jeff Ward born (1961).
Louis Chiron dies of natural causes (1979).
Alex Zanardi wins his first Indycar race, at Portland, Oregon (1996).
Juan Manuel Fangio, 5-time World Driving Champion, born in Argentina (1911).
Jaguar's first victory at Le Mans (1951).
Dick Seaman dies in accident during Belgian GP, (1939).
Patrick Tambay born (1949).
Dick Moroso born (1939).
Chinetti and Selsdon drive a Ferrari 166MM Barchetta to victory at Le Mans. Ferrari's first Le Mans victory (1949).
NASCAR driver Johnny Benson Jr. born (1963).
Al Unser Sr. drives a Parnelli-Cosworth to victory in the Pocono 500. First USAC championship victory for a Ford-Cosworth engine (1976).
Sam Hanks dies of natural causes (1994).
NASCAR great Junior Johnson born (1931).