This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

August 19
Bill Krause, driving a Maserati Tipo 61, wins a sports car race at Pomona, California, USA (1962).

August 20
Bobby Rahal drives a March to victory in the Players Challenge Series Formula Atlantic race at Mosport, Ontario, Canada (1976).

August 21
NASCAR great Elmo Langley born in Cresswell, North Carolina, USA (1929).

August 22
Ronnie Peterson drive a March 712 to victory in the F2 race at Kinnekulle, Sweden (1971).

August 23
Roger Penske, driving his Zerex Special, wins the Guards Trophy Race at Brands Hatch, England (1963).

August 24
Vern Schuppan wins the 63-lap handicap race at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, USA, driving a Gulf-Ford GR8 (1975).

August 25
Paolo Gargano drives an Alfa T33/TT/3 to victory in the Coppa Renault Tommasi sprint race in Italy (1974).