Michael Stucker, Historian
This Week in Racing History
Manfred von Brauchtisch, 1930s racing great, dies at his home in Grafenwarth, Germany (2003).
Trans-Am champion Paul Gentilozzi born (1950).
NHRA Top Fuel dragracer Bob Vandergriff Jr. born (1965).
Revised Ferrari GTO granted homologation by the FIA (1964).
American motorcycle road racer Jason DiSalvo born (1984).
Marshall Teague, driving a Hudson Hornet, wins his second straight NASCAR race on the beach at Daytona Beach, Florida, USA (1952).
Emerson Fittipaldi drives a John Player Special Lotus 72 to victory in the Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos (1973).