This Week in Racing History
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).
Mexcian racer Moises Solana orders a Lotus 22 Formula Jr. racer (1962).
Eduardo Lualdi drives a Ferrari 250 GTO to victory in the Ascoli Hillclimb in Italy (1964).
NASCAR team owner George Bradshaw born (1946).
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).
Ray Evernham, president, CEO, and founder of Evernham Motorsports, born (1957).
Ray Bellm, Maurizio Sandro-Sala, and Masanori Sekiya win 1000 km sports car race at Suzuka, Japan, driving a Gulf McLaren F1 GTR (1995).