This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

August 20
Danny Sullivan, driving a Penske PC-18, wins the Pocono 500 CART Indycar race at Long Pond, Pennsylvania, USA (1989).

August 21
Jackie Stewart and Andy Buchanan drive a Ferrari 250LM to victory in the Surfer's Paradise 12 hour race in Queensland, Australia (1966).

August 22
Professinal racer and driving instructor Mark Wolocatiuk born (1959).

August 23
Denny Hulme, driving a Team McLaren M8D-Chevrolet, wins the Can-Am race at Mid-Ohio in Lexington, Ohio, USA (1970).

August 24
Vincenzo Lancia, racer and founder of the Lancia automobile company, is born in Fobello, Italy (1881).

August 25
Niki Lauda wins the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort in a McLaren MP4/2B-TAG. Lauda's last F1 victory (1985).

August 26
Jo Bonnier wins the Ollon-Villars hillclimb driving a Formula One Porsche (1962).