This Week in Racing History
Rodger Ward wins the 100 mile USAC Championship dirt track race at Springfield, Illinoise, USA (1963).
Sterling Moss, driving a Vanwall, wins the Pescara Grand Prix in Pescara, Italy (1957).
First motor races held at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, which is paved with crushed stone and tar (1909).
Mark C. Smith wins the Bosch-VW Super Vee race at Road Atlanta in Brazelton, Georgia, USA (1989).
Ettore Bugatti dies of natural causes (1947).
Jochen Rindt wins the Austrian Grand Prix for sports cars at Zeltweg behind the wheel of a Ferrari 250LM (1965).
Alberto Ascari wins the Swiss Grand Prix at Brengarten driving a Ferrari 500 (1953).