This Week in Racing History (July 1-7)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com July 1 French national motorcycle champion and politician Christian Estrosi is born in Nice (1955). July 2 Emerson Fittipaldi, driving a Penske PC-18, wins the CART ...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker
www.vintageRPM.com

July 1
French national motorcycle champion and politician Christian Estrosi is born in Nice (1955).

July 2
Emerson Fittipaldi, driving a Penske PC-18, wins the CART Budweiser Cleveland Grand Prix at the Burke Lake Front Airport in Cleveland, Ohio, USA (1989).

July 3
Andre Citroen, founder of the Citroen automobile company, dies from stomach cancer at age 57 (1935).

July 4
John Zeitler, driving a Zeitler, wins the first ever Formula Super Vee race, held at Lime Rock, Connecticut, USA (1970).

July 5
Nigel Mansell drives a Williams-Honda FW11B to victory in the French Grand Prix at Paul Richard (1987).

July 6
Ferrari suspends all racing activity indefinately because of continuing industrial disruptions in Italy. The suspension will last almost three weeks (1966).

July 7
Tony Pilette drives the VDS entered Alfa Romeo T33/2 to victoy in the Coupe Benelux at Zandvort, Holland (1968).

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