This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

August 13
Jackie Ickx drives a Gulf Mirage-Ford M1 to victory in the sportscar race at Karlskoga, Sweden (1967).

August 14
Jim Conner wins the sportscar race at Cotati, California, USA, driving a Maserati Tipo 61 (1960).

August 15
Constuction completed on the Monza Autodromo in Italy (1922).

August 16
Barry Sheene wins the Swedish TT motorcycle race. Marco Lucchinelli clinches the 500cc Grand Prix World Championship with his ninth place finish (1981).

August 17
The 12-hour race at Marlboro, Virginia, USA, is won by Pete Van der Vate and Monty Winkler driving an Alfa Romeo Guilia TI Super (1965).

August 18
Alain Prost wins the Austrian Grand Prix at the Osterreichring in a McLaren MP4/2B-TAG (1985).

August 19
Sterling Moss, in a Ferrari 250 SWB Competizion, wins the Tourist Trophy race at Goodwood, England (1960).