This Week in Racing History
Len Sutton wins his third (and last) USAC Championship race, at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, in a Salemi & Rini Watson roadster. Also the last win for an Andy Dunlap prepared car (1960).
Ken Howes, F1 mechanic, IMSA team manager, and Hendricks Motorsport vice president born (1948).
Alfa Romeo and Ferrari driver Ignazio Giunti born in Rome Italy (1941).
Bruce McLaren and Denny Hulme finish 1-2 in their Team McLaren M8B-Chevrolets in the Can-Am race at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, USA (1969).
Paolo Columbo wins the Cividale-Castlemonte hillclimb in Italy driving a Ferrari 250 GTO (1963).
W. Schwerdtfeger, head of the Daimler experimental department, signs the work order to have a small Roots supercharger constructed for use on a Mercedes 10/30. This will be the first use of a Roots blower on an automobile (1919).
Chip Robinson drives a Nissan GTP ZX-Turbo to victory in the IMSA race on the streets of San Antonio, Texas, USA (1989).