This Week in Racing History
Frank Williams born (1942).
Ford Mustang goes on sale (1964).
Any Granatelli loses lawsuit against United States Auto Club. He claimed USAC had broken their own "3-year" engine rule when they severly restricted his turbine-powered Indy car. He did have his USAC membership reinstated (1968).
NASCAR stockcar racer Geoff Bodine born (1949).
Ford GT40s run at Le Mans for the first time during trials for the 24 Hours of Le Mans (1964).
Robert and Richard Yates are born (1943).
Tony Bettenhausen wins the USAC Championship race at Trenton, New Jersey, USA (1959).
Vanwall Gran Prix driver Stuart Lewis-Evans born (1930).
Dan Luginbuhl born (1945).
CART Champ Car racer Gregg Moore born (1975).
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