This Week in Racing History
Wendell Scott, the first African-American NASCAR racer, dies of spinal cancer at age 69 (1990).
Sterling Moss, driving an Aston Martin DBR2, wins the Governor's Trophy race at Nassua in the Bahammas (1959).
Don Panoz, founder of Panoz Auto Development, is presented with the John Bolster Award for technical excellence at the Autosport Awards Banquet for successfully bringing front-engined cars back to top-flght sports car racing (1999).
F1 World Champion and DTM team owner Keke Rosberg born (1948).
Racer, builder and entrepeneur Marion Lee "Mickey" Thompson born in Alahambra, California, USA (1928).
Edoardo Lualdi wins the Coppa FISA at Monza, Italy, in a Ferrari 250 GTO (1964).
Race car designer Harry Miller born (1875).