This Week in Racing History (April 8-14)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com April 8 Peter Collins drives a Ferrari 860 to victory in the Tour de Sicily (1956). April 9 Robbie Groff wins the Bosch-VW Super Vee race at Phoenix, Arizona, USA (1989). April...

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

April 8
Peter Collins drives a Ferrari 860 to victory in the Tour de Sicily (1956).

April 9
Robbie Groff wins the Bosch-VW Super Vee race at Phoenix, Arizona, USA (1989).

April 10
The Dekon Engineering Chevrolet Monza makes its race debut with Horst Kwech at the wheel, but DNF's in the IMSA AA/GT race at Road Atlanta in Brazelton, Georgia, USA (1975).

April 11
James Hunt wins the non-points F1 International Trophy at Silverstone, England, in a McLaren M23 (1976).

April 12
The first American Motorcyclist Association sanctioned drag races are held at Pomona, California, USA (1952).

April 13
Rudolph Caracciola drives a Mercedes to victory in the Monaco Grand Prix (1936).

April 14
Group 44 Jaguars finish 1-2 (Brian Redman/Hurley Heywood leading Chip Robinson/Bob Tullius) in the IMSA Camel GT race at Road Atlanta in Brazelton Georgia, USA (1985).

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Series History
Drivers Peter Collins , Brian Redman , Bob Tullius , Chip Robinson , James Hunt
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