This Week in Racing History
Jo Siffert and Kurt Ahrens win the Austrian Grand Prix for sports cars at the Osterreichring, giving the Porsche 917 its first victory (1969).
Alex Zanradi wins the CART race on the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, USA (1996).
Multi-talented driver Rufus Parnell "Parnelli" Jones, winner of the Indianapolis 500, Baja 1000 and the 1970 SCCA Tran-Am title, is born in Texarkana, Arkansas, USA (1933).
Midget champion Ron "Sleepy" Tripp born (1953).
Le Mans winner and Can-Am champion Jackie Oliver born in Essex, England (1942).
Juan Pablo Montoya wins the CART Miller Lite 200 at Mid-Ohio, in Lexington, Ohio, USA (1999).
The 12-hour sedan race at Marlboro, Virginia, USA, is won by the work's Lotus Cortina of Mike Beckwith and Jackie Stewart (1964).