This Week in Racing History (August 12-18)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com August 12 Mark Donohue drives a Chevrolet Camaro to victory in the SCCA Trans-Am race at Watkins Glen, New York, USA (1969). August 13 Bobby Isaac dies of a heart attack caused by...

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

August 12
Mark Donohue drives a Chevrolet Camaro to victory in the SCCA Trans-Am race at Watkins Glen, New York, USA (1969).

August 13
Bobby Isaac dies of a heart attack caused by heat exhaustion suffered while driving in a NASCAR Late Model Sportsman event at Hickory, North Carolina, USA (1977).

August 14
The Group 44 Dodge Dart of Bob Tullius and Tony Adamowicz wins the 12-hour sedan race at Marlboro, Virginia, USA (1966).

August 15
Clemente Biondetti drives an Alfa Romeo 158 "Alfetta" to victory in the last Coppa Acerbo road race (1939).

August 16
Nigel Mansell drives a Williams-Honda FW11B to victory in the Austrian Grand Prix on the Osterreichring (1987).

August 17
Derek Bell, driving an Alfa Romeo T33/TT/12, wins the Interseries race at Cassel Kalden, Germany (1975).

August 18
Ronnie Peterson drives a Tecno to victory in the F3 race at Hameenlinna, Finland (1968).

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