This Week in Racing History (July 18-24)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com July 18 Mark Donohue drives an Offenhauser-powered Mclaren M16 to victory in the USAC Michigan 200 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan, USA. His fifth win in...

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

July 18
Mark Donohue drives an Offenhauser-powered Mclaren M16 to victory in the USAC Michigan 200 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan, USA. His fifth win in five races - three Trans-Am and two USAC (1971).

July 19
Ed Leslie drives a King Cobra to victory in the sports car race at Greenwood, Iowa, USA (1964).

July 20
Tony Adamowicz wins the SCCA F5000 Continental Challenge race at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, USA, driving an Eagle-Chevy (1969).

July 21
Alain Prost wins the British Grand Prix at Silverstone in a McLaren MP4/2B-TAG (1985).

July 22
Roger Ward wins the USAC Championship race at Trenton, New Jersey, USA, at the wheel of a Watson-Offy (1962).

July 23
Rudolph Caracciola wins his sixth German Grand Prix and Mercedes their fifth, at the Nurburgring (1939).

July 24
Mario Andretti drives a Brawner-Ford to victory in the USAC Championship race on the road course at Indianapolis Raceway Park in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA (1966).

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Drivers Mario Andretti , Alain Prost , Mark Donohue , Tony Adamowicz