This Week in Racing History
Michael J. Stucker
At Bristol, Tennessee, USA, Ernie Irvan wins his first NASCAR Winston Cup race (1990).
Jackie Epstein takes delivery of Lola T70 MkII SL71/38 (1966).
NASCAR team owner Chuck Rider born (1940).
Bob Glidden makes the first NHRA Pro Stock 7.3 second quarter mile pass at Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. His exact time is 7.377 seconds (1986).
Graham Hill wins the Tourist Trophy race at Goodwood, England, driving a Ferrari 330P (1964).
Stutz finish 1-2 in the Illinois Trophy feature race with Charlie Merz leading Gil Anderson home by 90 seconds (1912).
Tommy Kendall wins the Mosport Park 500 Trans-Am race at Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada, for his record 11th straight Trans-Am win (1997).