This Week in Racing History (July 11-17)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com July 11 Gilles Villeneuve drives a March 76B to victory in the CASC Formula AtLantic race at St. Jovite, Quebec, Canada (1976). July 12 The Maserati Tipo 60 makes its race debut by...

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

July 11
Gilles Villeneuve drives a March 76B to victory in the CASC Formula AtLantic race at St. Jovite, Quebec, Canada (1976).

July 12
The Maserati Tipo 60 makes its race debut by winning the 2-liter sports car race at Rouen, France, in the hands of Stirling Moss (1959).

July 13
Bernd Rosemeyer, German GP driver between the world wars, marries well-known German aviatrix Elly Beinhorn (1936).

July 14
Jochen Rindt wins both heats of the Fluplatzrennen F2 race at Tulln-Langenlebarn, Austria, at the wheel of of a Roy Winkelmann Racing Brabham BT23C (1968).

July 15
Michael Andretti wins the CART Molson Indy race through the streets of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (2001).


July 16
Leo Kinnunen, driving an AAW Porsche 917/10, wins the Interserie Sudwest Pokal race at Hockenheim in West Germany (1972).

July 17
Mark Donohue wins the SCCA Trans-Am race at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, USA, driving an American Motors Javelin (1971).

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Drivers Michael Andretti , Gilles Villeneuve , Stirling Moss , Mark Donohue , Jochen Rindt