This Week in Racing History (August 17-23)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker August 17 Tommy Kendall wins the Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, USA, SCCA Trans-Am race in a Ford Mustang. His record tenth straight win clinches the drivers championship (1997). August 18 Jim Clark...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

August 17
Tommy Kendall wins the Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, USA, SCCA Trans-Am race in a Ford Mustang. His record tenth straight win clinches the drivers championship (1997).

August 18
Jim Clark drives a Lotus-Ford to victory in the USAc Championship race at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA (1963).

August 19
Harrison Evans, driving a Ferrari Monza, wins the weekend's main event on the road course at Paramount Sportsman's Ranch near Agoura, California, USA (1956).

August 20
Andrew Meidecke and Andre Bagnall drive a Ford Sierra to victory in the Pepsi 300 at Oran Park, New South Wales, Australia (1989)

August 21
Andrew Gilbert-Scott wins the FF1600 race at Snetterton, England, driving a Lola (1983).

August 22
John Fitzpatrick and David Hobbs win the IMSA Pabst 500 IMSA race at Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, USA, in a Porsche. The Group 44 Jaguar XJR-5 GTP racer driven by Bill Adam and Bob Tullius finishes third in its race debut (1982).

August 23
Dr. Gunter "Plachetta" wins the Austrian Grand Prix GT race at Zeltweg, Austria, driving a Ferrari 250 GTO (1964).

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Series History
Drivers Andrew Gilbert-Scott , Jim Clark , David Hobbs , John Fitzpatrick , Bob Tullius , Tommy Kendall , Andrew Meidecke , Bill Adam