This Week in Racing History (July 1-7)

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Michael Stucker, Historian

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

www.vintageRPM.com

July 1
A.J. Foyt drives a Coyote-Foyt to victory in the USAC Championship race at Pocono, Pennsylvania, USA (1973).

#8 Audi Sport UK Team Veloqx Audi R8: Allan McNish, Pierre Kaffer
#8 Audi Sport UK Team Veloqx Audi R8: Allan McNish, Pierre Kaffer

Photo by: Regis Lefebure

July 2
Pierre Veyron wins the voiterette race at Albi, France, driving a Bugatti Type 51A (1933).

July 3
Audi R8s finish 1-2 in the sports car race on the Nurburgring in Germany. The Audi Sport UK car of Pierre Kaffer and Allan McNish beating the Veloqx entry of Jamie Davies and Johnny Herbert (2004).

July 4
Jochen Rindt, at the wheel of a Roy Winkelman Racing Brabham BT16, wins the F2 Reims Grand Prix in Reims, France (1965).

July 5
Sam Posey, driving a Chevrolet-powered Surtees TS8, wins the SCCA L&M Continental F5000 race on the Mid Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, USA (1971).

July 6
Racing begins on the Brooklands circuit in England (1907).

July 7
A.J. Foyt drives a Coyote-Foyt to victory in the USAC Championship race on the road course at Continental Divide Raceway in Castle Rock, Colorado, USA (1968).

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