This Week in Racing History (July 15-21)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com July 15 Jake De Rosier, on an Indian, defeats Charlie Collier, on a Matchless, in a 10 lap (22 mile) motorcycle race at Brooklands, England (1911). July 16 Mario Andretti wins a...

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

July 15
Jake De Rosier, on an Indian, defeats Charlie Collier, on a Matchless, in a 10 lap (22 mile) motorcycle race at Brooklands, England (1911).

July 16
Mario Andretti wins a pair of USAC Sprint Car races at Oswego, New York, USA, in a Ford-powered car (1967).

July 17
Mark Donohue drives an AMC Javelin to victory in the SCCA Trans-Am race at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, USA (1971).

July 18
Jim Clark drives a Lotus 33 to victory in the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort (1965).

July 19
Ayrton Senna has his first drive in an F1 car when he tests a Williams-Ford FW08C for Frank Williams (1983).

July 20
Jochen Mass drives an Alfa Romeo T33/TT/12 to victory in the Interseries race at Hockenheim, Germany (1975).

July 21
Malcolm Campbell sets a Land Speed Record of 150.76 mph in a Sunbeam at Pendine, Wales (1925).

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