This Week in Racing History
USAC racer Jim Hurtubise dies of a heart attack (1989).
Jack Brabham wins the New Zealand Grand Prix driving a Cooper (1967).
Ottorino "Toni" Bianco, designer of the Bazilian Furia sparts racers, born in Concordia Sagittari, Italy (1931).
Ronnie Peterson and Tim Schenken drive a Ferrari 312PB to victory in the 1000K World Championship for Makes endurance race at Buenos Aires, Argentina (1972).
1959 and 1962 Indy 500 champion Rodger Ward born in Beloit, Kansas, USA (1921).
Two-time Dakar Rally motorcycle champion Fabrizio Meoni is killed in a crash during the event (2005).
Emerson Fittipaldi drives a Marlboro McLaren M23-Cosworth to victory in the Argentine Grand Prix at Buenos Aires (1975).