This Week in Racing History
Mark Donohue drives an AMC Javelin to victory in the SCCA Trans-Am race at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, USA (1971).
Drag racer Jerry Eckman born (1942).
Denny Hulme, driving a Brabham, wins the Trophee d'Avergne F2 race at Clermont-Ferrand, France. In his F2 debut, Jackie Stewart finishes second driving a Lotus (1964).
J.J. Lehto and Steve Soper drive a McLaren-BMW F1 to victory in the FIA GT race at Spa, Belgium (1997).
Bill Krause drives a Maserati Tipo 61 to victory in a sports car race at Pomona, California, USA (1962).
Niki Lauda wins the British Grand Prix at Brands Hatch in a McLaren MP4/2-TAG (1984).
Roger Penske wins the SCCA National sports car event at Limerock, Connecticut, USA, driving a Maserati Tipo 61 (1961).