This Week in Racing History
Leo Mehl named to head the Indy Racing League (1996).
Sports car racer Bob Schroeder dies at age 85 in Dallas, Texas, USA (2011).
Stirling Moss, driving an Aston Martin DBR2, wins the Governor's Trophy race at Nassau in the Bahamas (1959).
The paved track at Marouba, New South Wales, Australia, opens (1925).
Formula One champion and DTM team owner Keijo Eric "Keke" Rosberg born in Stockholm, Sweden (1948).
Jim Hall, driving a a Lister-Chevrolet, wins the sports car feature race at Hondo, Texas, USA (1958).
Mike Hailwood and Malcolm Guthrie drive a Mirage-Ford to victory in the Springbok Series Lourenco Marques 3 Hours in Mozambique (1968).