This Week in Racing History
English Grand Prix driver Dick Seaman marries BMW heiress Erica Popp (1938).
Dan Gurney drives Frank Arciero's Ferrari 375 to victory in the last race ever run at Paramount Sportsman's Ranch, near Agoura, California, USA. Jim Firestone dies in an accident during the race (1956).
Race car designer Harry Miller born (1875).
Alfonso de Portago wins the Ascari Trophy race at Nassau in the Bahamas driving a Ferrari 750 Monza (1955).
Jim Hall, driving a Maserati Tipo 61, wins the feature race at Las Vegas, Nevada, USA (1960).
F1 and Indy 500 champion Emerson Fittipaldi born in Sao Paulo, Brazil (1946).
Vaso Bill "Vuky" Vukovich Sr., Indy 500 winner, born (1918).