This Week in Racing History
Jake De Rosier, on an Indian, defeats Charlie Collier, on a Matchless, in a 10 lap (22 mile) motorcycle race at Brooklands, England (1911).
Mario Andretti wins a pair of USAC Sprint Car races at Oswego, New York, USA, in a Ford-powered car (1967).
Mark Donohue drives an AMC Javelin to victory in the SCCA Trans-Am race at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, USA (1971).
Jim Clark drives a Lotus 33 to victory in the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort (1965).
Ayrton Senna has his first drive in an F1 car when he tests a Williams-Ford FW08C for Frank Williams (1983).
Jochen Mass drives an Alfa Romeo T33/TT/12 to victory in the Interseries race at Hockenheim, Germany (1975).
Malcolm Campbell sets a Land Speed Record of 150.76 mph in a Sunbeam at Pendine, Wales (1925).