This Week in Racing History
1927 24-Hour Bol d'Or Paris winner Violette Morris is killed by the French Resistance for collaborating with the Nazis (1944).
Jimmy Vasser, driving a Reynard-Honda, wins the CART Bosch Spark Plug Grand Prix at Nazareth, Pennsylvania, USA (1998).
Dale Earnhardt wins the NASCAR Hanes 500 at Martinsville, Virginia, USA (1991).
Michele Alboreto leads flag-to-flag in his Ferrari to win the Belgian Grand Prix at Zolder for his first F1 victory (1984).
Shorty Cantlon sets a new 4-cylinder speed record of 144.89 mph in his Miller powered car (1930).
Jackie Ickx and Dr. Dick Thompson wins the 1000 Km of Spa, Belgium, in a Gulf Mirage-Ford M1 (1967).
George Follmer drives a Porsche-powered Lotus 23 to victory in the USRRC race at Riverside, California, USA (1965).