This Week in Racing History
Ronnie Peterson drives a Tecno to victory in the Formula 3 race at Skarpnack in Stockholm, Sweden (1969).
Dario Franchitti wins the CART race at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal, Quebec, Canada (2002).
Dan Gurney protege Swede Savage is born (1946).
George Follmer drives a Penske Porsche 917/10K to victory in the Road America Can-Am race at Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, USA (1972).
Rene Arnoux drives a Ferrari 126C3 to victory in the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort (1983).
Ferrari engineer Andrea Fraschetti is killed in a crash while testing a Dino 246 F1 car (1957).
Jochen Rindt, driving a Lotus 69, wins the second heat of the Formula 2 Preis von Salzburg on the Salzburgring in Austria (1970).