This Week in Racing History
Michael J. Stucker
Tazio Nuvolari drives a Maserati to victory in the Grand Prix of Pau for his first post-WWII win (1946).
NASCAR great Fonty Flock dies in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, after a long illness (1972).
America's first motorcycle road race held at the Marine base airfield in Santa Monica, California, USA (1950).
The Nurburgring hosts the German Grand Prix for the first time. Second German GP ever held (1927).
The Termini Imerese Hillclimb in Italy is won by Ferdinando Latteri in a Ferrari 330 GTO (1965).
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).
Alberto Ascari drives a Ferrari 500 to victory in the British Grand Prix at Silverstone (1952).