This Week in Racing History (April 25-May 1)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com April 25 Chris Amon and Lorenzo Bandini drive a Ferrari 330P4 Berlinetta to victory in the 1000 kilometer sports car race at Monza, Italy (1967). April 26 Lloyd Ruby wins the USAC...

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

April 25
Chris Amon and Lorenzo Bandini drive a Ferrari 330P4 Berlinetta to victory in the 1000 kilometer sports car race at Monza, Italy (1967).

April 26
Lloyd Ruby wins the USAC Championship race at Trenton, New Jersey, USA, driving a Mongoose-Offy (1970).

April 27
Jochen Mass, driving a McLaren-Ford, wins the wreck-marred and shortened Spanish Grand Prix at Montjuich Park. Lella Lombardi finishes sixth to become the first woman to score points in a World Championship Grand Prix (1975).

April 28
Mark Donohue drives the Penske Sunoco McLaren M6A to victory in the USRRC race at Riverside, California (1968).

April 29
A Porsche 917 is driven in public for the first time at the Le Mans test weekend (1969).

April 30
Driving an E Production Elva Courier, Mark Donohue wins the combined E & F Production race during the SCCA Nationals at Virginia International Raceway near Danville, Virginia, USA (1961).

May 1
The Chevron B8 is homologated for sports car racing (1968).

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Drivers Chris Amon , Jochen Mass , Lloyd Ruby , Lella Lombardi , Mark Donohue