This Week in Racing History (August 21-27)

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This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker August 21 Ford Mustang GTP debuts at Road America IMSA race. The car of Klaus Ludwig/Tim Coconis wins while the car of Bobby Rahal/Geoff Brabham car finished third. Only front-engined GTP car ever...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

August 21
Ford Mustang GTP debuts at Road America IMSA race. The car of Klaus Ludwig/Tim Coconis wins while the car of Bobby Rahal/Geoff Brabham car finished third. Only front-engined GTP car ever made and only race win for the car (1983).

August 22
Mexcian racer Moises Solana orders a Lotus 22 Formula Jr. racer (1962).

August 23
Eduardo Lualdi drives a Ferrari 250 GTO to victory in the Ascoli Hillclimb in Italy (1964).

August 24
NASCAR team owner George Bradshaw born (1946).

August 25
Ray Bellm, James Weaver, and J.J. Lehto drive a Gulf McLarn F1 GTR to victory in the 1000 km sports car race at Suzuka, Japan (1996).

August 26
Ray Evernham, president, CEO, and founder of Evernham Motorsports, born (1957).

August 27
Ray Bellm, Maurizio Sandro-Sala, and Masanori Sekiya win 1000 km sports car race at Suzuka, Japan, driving a Gulf McLaren F1 GTR (1995).

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