This Week in Racing History
Bill Krause wins a sports car race in Pomona, California, USA, driving a Maserati Birdcage. Jack McAfee, in his last race, finishes second in a Porsche RSK (1962).
Rudolph Caracciola wins his sixth German Grand Prix and Mercedes their fifth, at the Nurburgring (1939).
Arturo Merzario drives an Alfa Romeo T33/SC/12 to victory in the World Sports Car race at Paul Ricard, France (1977).
Kenny Roberts Jr., the only second-generation 500cc Motorcycle Grand Prix World Champion, born in Modesto, California, USA (1973).
Nelson Piquet drives a Williams-Honda to victory in the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim (1987).
Andre de Adamich drives an Alfa Romeo T33/3 to victory in the sports car race on the Osterreichring in Austria (1969).
The AAR Eagle-Toyota MkIII scores its first win when Juan M. Fangio II drives one to victory in the IMSA GTP race at the Del Mar Fair Grounds in San Diego, California, USA (1991).