This Week in Racing History
Peter Gethin drives a Chevron B26 to victory in the sports car race at Welkom, South Africa (1972).
Stanley Dickens and Kunimitsu Takahashi win the 1000 kilometer All Japan Sportscar Championship race at Suzuka in a Porsche 962. It is the 31st (out of 35 races) and final win for the 956/962 in Japanese competition (1989).
Sterling Moss, driving an Aston Martin DBR2, wins the Governor's Trophy race at Nassua in the Bahammas (1959).
South African sportscar racer Sarel van der Merwe born (1946).
Formula One champion and DTM team owner Keijo Eric "Keke" Rosberg born in Stockholm, Sweden (1948).
Sports car racer Bob Tullius born (1936).
Mike Gamino drives a Ferrari 250 GTO to a class win in the Nassau Trophy Race in the Bahamas (1963).