This Week in Racing History (August 1-7)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com August 1 A.J. Foyt, driving a Coyote-Foyt, wins the USAC Championship race at Texas World Speedway in Collage Station, Texas, USA (1976). August 2 Leo Kinnunen, driving the AAW ...

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

August 1
A.J. Foyt, driving a Coyote-Foyt, wins the USAC Championship race at Texas World Speedway in Collage Station, Texas, USA (1976).

August 2
Leo Kinnunen, driving the AAW Porsche 917/10, wins the 200 Meile von Nurnburg Interserie event on the Norisring in West Germany (1972).

August 3
Giuseppi Compari drives an Alfa Romeo to victory in the European Grand Prix at Lyon, France (1924).

August 4
Mario Andretti, at the wheel of a Brawner Hawk-Ford, wins both heats of the USAC Championship race at St. Jovite, Canada (1968).

August 5
Rudolph Caracciola wins the Klausen Pass hill-climb in a Mercedes-Benz W25 (1934).

August 6
Doug Diffenderfer, driving a Siata, wins an SCCA National race at Montgomery, New York, USA (1960).

August 7
Rene Arnoux drives a Ferrari 126C3 to victory in the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim (1983).

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Drivers Mario Andretti , René Arnoux , A.J. Foyt