This Week in Racing History (April 6-12)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com April 6 Ronnie Peterson drives a Tecno to victory in the F3 race at Monza, Italy (1969). April 7 Alfonso de Portago wins the Coupe de Vitesse at Montlhery, France, driving a...

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

April 6
Ronnie Peterson drives a Tecno to victory in the F3 race at Monza, Italy (1969).

April 7
Alfonso de Portago wins the Coupe de Vitesse at Montlhery, France, driving a Ferrari 250 GT (1957).

April 8
Helio Castroneves wins the CART Grand Prix of Long Beach (2001).

April 9
Roger Penske drives a Maserati Tipo 61 to victory in the SCCA Regional sports car race at Vineland, New Jersey, USA (1961).

April 10
Keke Rosberg wins the non-championship Race of Champions F1 race at Brands Hatch, England, in a Williams (1983).

April 11
German sports & touring car driver Patrick Simon born in Wiesbaden (1975).

April 12
World Champion rally driver Carlos Sainz born in Madrid, Spain (1962).

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Series History
Drivers Helio Castroneves , Carlos Sainz , Keke Rosberg , Roger Penske , Ronnie Peterson , Patrick Simon
Teams Williams , ART Grand Prix