This Week in Racing History (July 22-27)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com July 22 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). July ...

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

July 22
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).

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

July 24
Arturo Merzario drives an Alfa Romeo T33/SC/12 to victory in the World Sports Car race at Paul Ricard, France (1977).

July 25
Kenny Roberts Jr., the only second-generation 500cc Motorcycle Grand Prix World Champion, born in Modesto, California, USA (1973).

July 26
Nelson Piquet drives a Williams-Honda to victory in the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim (1987).

July 27
Andre de Adamich drives an Alfa Romeo T33/3 to victory in the sports car race on the Osterreichring in Austria (1969).

July 28
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).

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Series History
Drivers Nelson Piquet , Kenny Roberts , Arturo Merzario
Teams Williams