This Week in Racing History
Former constructor and team manager Hans Adams dies from a brain tumor (2004).
The first Matra 3-liter V12 engine comes to life on a test-bench (1967).
Formula One and sportscar racer Karl Wendlinger born (1968).
Ayrton Senna tests a Penske Indycar at Firebird International Raceway in Phoenix, Arizona, USA (1992).
Wendell Scott, the first black to race in the NASCAR Grand National series, dies of spinal cancer (1990).
American sports car racer Milt Minter dies from cancer at age 71 (2004).
Formula and sports car racer Howden Ganley born in Hamilton, New Zealand (1941).