This Week in Racing History (August 15-21)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com August 15 Guy Moll is killed when his Alfa Romeo crashes during the Coppa Acerbo in Italy. The race is won by Luigi Fagioli in a Mercdes-Benz W25 (1934). August 16 Driving a ...

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

August 15
Guy Moll is killed when his Alfa Romeo crashes during the Coppa Acerbo in Italy. The race is won by Luigi Fagioli in a Mercdes-Benz W25 (1934).

August 16
Driving a Chaparral-entered Chevrolet Camaro, Vic Elford wins the SCCA Trans-Am race at Watkins Glen, New York, USA (1970).

August 17
Alex Zanardi drives a Target Chip Ganassi Reynard-Honda to victory in the CART Texaco/Haveline 200 at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, USA (1996).

August 18
The Kassel-Calden Hessepreis Interserie race is won by Herbert Muller driving the Martini Racing Porsche 917/30 (1974).

August 19
Hans Stuck, driving an Auto Union "P-Wagen", wins the Grosser Bergpreis von Deutschland on the Schauinsland circuit near Freiburg (1934).

August 20
Chuck Parsons wins a sports car race in Vaca Valley, California, USA, in a Maserati Tipo 61 (1961).

August 21
The Watkins Glen 500 sports car race is won by Sam Posey and Ray Caldwell in a Porsche Carrera GTS (1966).

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Series History
Drivers Alex Zanardi , Vic Elford , Chip Ganassi , Sam Posey , Herbert Muller