This Week in Racing History
Michael J. Stucker

August 25
At Bristol, Tennessee, USA, Ernie Irvan wins his first NASCAR Winston Cup race (1990).

August 26
Jackie Epstein takes delivery of Lola T70 MkII SL71/38 (1966).

August 27
NASCAR team owner Chuck Rider born (1940).

August 28
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).

August 29
Graham Hill wins the Tourist Trophy race at Goodwood, England, driving a Ferrari 330P (1964).

August 30
Stutz finish 1-2 in the Illinois Trophy feature race with Charlie Merz leading Gil Anderson home by 90 seconds (1912).

August 31
Tommy Kendall wins the Mosport Park 500 Trans-Am race at Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada, for his record 11th straight Trans-Am win (1997).