This Week in Racing History (April 9-15)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker April 9 Rick Mears, driving a Penske PC-18, laps the entire field on his way to victory in the CART Autoworks 200 at Phoenix, Arizona, USA (1989). April 10 Jim Hall wins the main event of the Carrera...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

April 9
Rick Mears, driving a Penske PC-18, laps the entire field on his way to victory in the CART Autoworks 200 at Phoenix, Arizona, USA (1989).

April 10
Jim Hall wins the main event of the Carrera del Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, USA, driving a Maserati 450S (1960).

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

April 12
Julian Bailey wins the "Champion of Brands Hatch" FF1600 race at Brands Hatch, England driving a Lola T640E (1982).

April 13
Amdre Guelfi drives a Ferrari 250GT to victory in the 3-hour GT race at Montlhery, France (1958).

April 14
John Force becomes the first NHRA Funny Car driver to win 100 races when he wins the O'Reilly Spring Nationals at Houston Raceway Park in Baytown, Texas, USA (2002).

April 15
Henri Pescarolo and Gerard Larrouse drive a Matra 670 to victory in the 1000km World Championship of Makes race at Dijon, France (1973).

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Series History
Drivers John Force , Henri Pescarolo , Julian Bailey , Rick Mears , James Hunt