This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker
www.vintageRPM.com

April 12
Pedro Rodriguez and Leo Kinunen drive a Gulf Porsche 917K to victory in the 1000 Kilometers of Brands Hatch in England (1970).

April 13
Alex Zanardi wins the CART Grand Prix of Long Beach in California driving a Reynard-Honda (1997).

April 14
John Kocinski, riding a Ducati, wins both World Superbike races at Misano, Italy. The first outright and the second after on track winner Anthony Gobert is disqualified for a technical infraction (1996).

April 15
Jochen Rindt drives a Ray Winkelman Racing Brabham BT23C to victory in the BARC Thruxton Trophy F2 race at Thruxton, England (1968).

April 16
Albert Poon, driving a Lotus 23, wins the Malaysian Grand Prix in Singapore (1963).

April 17
Allan Moffat wins the Australian Touring Car Championship race at Sandown, Australia (1977).

April 18
Posthumous 1970 F1 World Champion Jochen Rindt born (1942).