This Week in Racing History
1992 NASCAR Winston Cup Champion Alan Kulwicki born (1954).
Indy Car mechanic Clint Brawner born (1916).
Active suspension is tested for the first time on an F1 car when Dave Scott drives the Lotus 92 at Snetterton, England. Lotus founder Colin Chapman dies the same morning from a heart attack (1982).
2003 CART Champ Car Champion Paul Tracy born in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada (1968).
The Porsche 917-10 takes part in its first North American tests at Road Atlanta in Brazelton, Georgia, USA, with Mark Donohue at the wheel (1971).
Touring car driver Jeff Allam born in Epsom, England (1954).
Sports car and F1 driver Karl Wendlinger born in Kufstein, Austria (1968).