This Week in Racing History
Len Wood, of NASCAR's Wood Brothers Racing team, born (1956).
Audrey Zavodski wins the inaugural Women's Global GT Series race, run at Road Atlanta in Brazelton, Georgia, USA. Kiki Wolfkill is second with eventual inaugural series champion Cindi Lux third (1999).
John Cannon drives a Chevrolet-powered McLaren M10B to victory in the SCCA Continental F5000 Championship race at Riverside, California, USA (1970).
Arturo Merzario and Jacques Lafitte drive an Alfa Romeo T33/TT/12 to victory in the 1000K race at Monza, Italy (1975).
Bobby Unser, driving an Eagle-Offenhauser, wins the USAC Championship race in Trenton, New Jersey, USA (1968).
Luigi Fagioli wins the Monaco Grand Prix at the wheel of a Mercedes-Benz (1935).
Jochen Rindt, driving a Roy Winkelmann Racing Brabham BT23, wins the Eifelrennen F2 race on the Südschleife of the Nurburgring in West Germany (1967).