This Week in Racing History (July 14-20)

This Week in Racing History Michael J. Stucker July 14 Tazio Nuvolari drives a Maserati to victory in the Grand Prix of Pau for his first post-WWII win (1946). July 15 NASCAR great Fonty Flock dies in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, after a...

This Week in Racing History
Michael J. Stucker

July 14
Tazio Nuvolari drives a Maserati to victory in the Grand Prix of Pau for his first post-WWII win (1946).

July 15
NASCAR great Fonty Flock dies in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, after a long illness (1972).

July 16
America's first motorcycle road race held at the Marine base airfield in Santa Monica, California, USA (1950).

July 17
The Nurburgring hosts the German Grand Prix for the first time. Second German GP ever held (1927).

July 18
The Termini Imerese Hillclimb in Italy is won by Ferdinando Latteri in a Ferrari 330 GTO (1965).

July 19
Mark Donohue drives an American Motors Javelin to victory in the Trans-Am race at Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, USA. The race is Jim Hall's last as a driver. Horst Kwech wins the U-2 race in an Alfa Romeo GTA (1970).

July 20
Alberto Ascari drives a Ferrari 500 to victory in the British Grand Prix at Silverstone (1952).

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