This Week in Racing History (August 5-11)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com August 5 Walt Hansgen drives a Maserati Tipo 63 V12 to victory in the SCCA National event at Bridgehampton, New York, USA (1961). August 6 Denny Hulmes drives his Brabham...

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

August 5
Walt Hansgen drives a Maserati Tipo 63 V12 to victory in the SCCA National event at Bridgehampton, New York, USA (1961).

August 6
Denny Hulmes drives his Brabham BT24-Repco to victory in the German Grand Prix on the Nurburgring (1967).

August 7
Phillip Payne drives the Baldwin Payne Special to victory in the California Sports Car Club's Goletta Trial at Santa Barbara, California, USA (1959).

August 8
Pete Brock wins the Australian Touring Car Championship (1978).

August 9
AAR Eagle-Toyotas finish 1-2 in the IMSA GTP race at Road America in Elkart Lake, Wisconsin, USA, with Juan M. Fangio II finishing ahead of P.J. Jones (1992).

August 10
Juan Fernandez and Carlos Pace drive an Alfa Romeo T33/2 to victory in the 500K race at Bahia, Brazil (1969)

August 11
Jackie Oliver wins the last Can-Am race held at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. Last Can-Am win for Oliver and the UOP Shadow team (1974).

Write a comment
Show comments
About this article
Series HISTORY

User photos

Rustyn90

Rustyn90

112 photos
ChrisMcEvoy

ChrisMcEvoy

2 photos
EuroRacer

EuroRacer

2 photos
pesca33

pesca33

20 photos
rh41

rh41

33 photos
imtcory

imtcory

6 photos
koutnas

koutnas

227 photos
JayAlley

JayAlley

41 photos
Upload photo