This Week in Racing History (August 27-September 2)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker August 27 Grand Prix and sportscar racer Derek Warwick born in Alresford, Hampshire, England (1954). August 28 Ludovico Scarfiotti wins the Ollan-Villars Hillclimb in Switzerland driving a Ferrari...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

August 27
Grand Prix and sportscar racer Derek Warwick born in Alresford, Hampshire, England (1954).

August 28
Ludovico Scarfiotti wins the Ollan-Villars Hillclimb in Switzerland driving a Ferrari Dino (1966).

August 29
David Piper drives a Ferrari 250LM to victory in the 20-lap British International Trophy race at Brand Hatch, England (1966).

August 30
Gil Anderson drives a Stutz to victory in the Elgin Trophy Race in Elgin, Illinois, USA (1913).

August 31
"Colonel" Ronnie Hoare, who ran Maranello Concessionaires, the British Ferrari agency, from 1960 to 1988, born in London, England (1913).


September 1
Stefan Bellof dies from inuries sustained in the crash of his Porsche 956 during the World Endurance Champonship race at Spa, Belgium. The Martini LC2 of Bob Wolleck, Mauro Baldi, and Ricardo Patrese is awarded the win after the race is stopped (1985).


September 2
Bill Kraus drives a Maserati Tipo 61 to victory in a sportscar race in Santa Barbara, California, USA (1962).

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