This Week in Racing History (August 24-30)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker August 24 Sterling Moss drives a Vanwall to victory in the Potuguese Grand Prix at Porto (1958). August 25 Former F1 team owner Ken Tyrrell dies from pancreatic cancer, at the age of 77, in his...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

August 24
Sterling Moss drives a Vanwall to victory in the Potuguese Grand Prix at Porto (1958).

August 25
Former F1 team owner Ken Tyrrell dies from pancreatic cancer, at the age of 77, in his home in Surrey, England (2001).

August 26
Brian Redman, Tony Cicale, and Bobby Rahal drive a Cicale to victory in the Lumberman's 500 sportscar race at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, USA(1979).

August 27
Jack Brabham drives his Repco powered Brabham BT24 to victory in the Canadian Grand Prix at Mosport Park, Ontario (1967).

August 28
Graham de Zille drives a Lola to victory in the BP Superfund FF1600 race at Snetterton, England (1983).

August 29
James Hunt wins the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort in a McLaren M23 (1976).

August 30
Kenny Bernstein becomes the first NHRA Funny Car driver to break 270 mph when he runs 272.41 mph at Indianapolis, Indiana, USA (1986).

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