This Week in Racing History (August 18-24)

This Week in Racing History Michael J. Stucker August 18 Innes Ireland drives a Ferrari 250 GTO to victory in the Tourist Trophy race at Goodwood, England (1962). August 19 Richie Ginther drives a Porsche 550 to victory in the ...

This Week in Racing History
Michael J. Stucker

August 18
Innes Ireland drives a Ferrari 250 GTO to victory in the Tourist Trophy race at Goodwood, England (1962).

August 19
Richie Ginther drives a Porsche 550 to victory in the under-1500cc sportscar race at Paramount Sportsman's Ranch near Agora, California, USA (1956).

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

August 21
Formula car racer Stuart Crow born (1959).

August 22
Road Racer Bill Cooper born (1946).

August 23
Pete Hamilton drives a Petty Plymouth Superbird to victory in the NASCAR Grand National race at Talladega, Alabama, USA (1970).

August 24
Graham Hill, driving a Ferrari 250 GTO, wins the Tourist Trophy race at Goodwood, England (1963).

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Drivers Graham Hill , Andrew Miedecke