People in this week in racing history include: Frank Raymond Wilton, Dario Franchitti, Ayrton Senna, Gerhard Berger, Frank Williams, James Hunt and Kenny Bernstein
This Week in Racing History - Michael Stucker - www.vintageRPM.com
Frank Raymond Wilton, "Lofty" England, rally driver, race car engineer, and Chairman & CEO of Jaguar, born in London, England (1911).
Dario Franchitti wins the CART race at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal, Quebec, Canada (2002).
Ayrton Senna wins the Belgian GP to score his 25th F1 victory, which ties him for third on the all-time win list with Jim Clark and Niki Lauda (1990).
F1 racer Gerhard Berger is born in Worgl, Austria (1959).
Frank Williams wins an F3 race in Sweden (1966).
James Hunt wins the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort in a McLaren M23 (1976).
Kenny Bernstein becomes the first NHRA Funny Car driver to break 270 mph when he runs 272.41 mph at Indianapolis, Indiana, USA (1986).