This week in racing history (1997-06-29)

This Week in Racing History Mike Stucker June 29 Jimmy Bryant, driving the Offenhauser powered Dean Van Lines Special, wins the first Monza 500 "Race of Two Worlds" (1957). Page Jones, son of Parnelli Jones, born (1972). June 30 Guido...

This Week in Racing History Mike Stucker

June 29
Jimmy Bryant, driving the Offenhauser powered Dean Van Lines Special, wins the first Monza 500 "Race of Two Worlds" (1957).


Page Jones, son of Parnelli Jones, born (1972).

June 30
Guido Adami drives a 5.3L Panhard to victory in the Coppa Italia. First road race of multiple laps -- 4 laps of 75 km each (1901).


NASCAR racer Sterling Marlin born (1957).


Gueseppi Farina dies in a road accident (1966).

July 1
Vincenzo Lancia, in his first race, drives a Fiat to victory in the 220 km Padua-Vicenza-Bassano-Treviso-Padua race. Also the first race for Felice Nazzaro (1900).

July 2
First Chicago, USA, area board track race held in Maywood, Illinois (1915).


First Formula Ford race held, in England (1967).

July 4
Richard Petty wins NASCAR Winston Cup race held at Daytona, Florida, USA. Petty's 200th win. Ronald Reagan becomes first sitting US President to attend a NASCAR race (1984).

July 5
Bernd Rosemeyer drives an Auto Union to victory in the second George Vanderbilt Cup race (1937).

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