This Week in Racing History (August 26-September 1)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com August 26 Alain Prost wins the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort in a McLaren MP4/2-TAG (1984). August 27 F1 racer Gerhard Berger born in Vienna, Austria (1959). August 28 Alex ...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker
www.vintageRPM.com

August 26
Alain Prost wins the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort in a McLaren MP4/2-TAG (1984).

August 27
F1 racer Gerhard Berger born in Vienna, Austria (1959).

August 28
Alex Zanardi, who lost both his legs in a race accident four years earlier, drives a BMW 320i to victory in a round of the World Touring Car Championship at Oschersleben, Germany. He celebrates the win, as always, with tire-burning donuts (2005).

August 29
Ronnie Peterson, driving a March 712, wins the Swedish Gold Cup F2 race at Karlskoga (1971).

August 30
Andy Pilgrim and Dorsey Schroeder drive a Porsche 911 GT1 to victory in the PSR Exxon Supreme GT1 race at Mosport, Ontario, Canada (1997).

August 31
Bruce McLaren and Denny Hulme finish 1-2 in their Team McLaren M8B-Chevrolets in the Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, USA, Can-Am race (1969).

September 1
Ferdinando Minoia drives an Isotta-Fraschini to victory in the Coppa Florio race in Italy (1907).

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