This Week in Racing History (July 24-30)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker July 24 An injured (seperated shoulder) Eddie Lawson rides a Yamaha to victory in the French Grand Prix for 500cc motorcycles (1988). July 25 Peter Revson and Denny Hulme, driving McLaren ...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

July 24
An injured (seperated shoulder) Eddie Lawson rides a Yamaha to victory in the French Grand Prix for 500cc motorcycles (1988).

July 25
Peter Revson and Denny Hulme, driving McLaren M8F-Chevrolets, finish 1-2 for Team McLaren in the Can-Am race at Watkins Glen, New York, USA (1971).

July 26
Dave Lewis drives a Crawford to victories in the 5 mile and 50 mile events at Des Moines Speedway in Des Moines, Iowa, USA. Frank Galvin wins the 10 and 20 mile races in a Sunbeam (1916).

July 27
Moises Solana dies when his McLaren M6B crashes during the hillclimb at Valle de Bravo-Bosencheve in Mexico (1969).

July 28
Davey Allison makes his NASCAR Winston Cup debut with a 10th place finish at Talledega, Alabama, USA (1985).

July 29
Alberto Ascari drives a Ferrari 375 to victory in the German Grand Prix on the Nurburgring (1951).

July 30
Phil Hill, in his last race as a professional driver, and Mike Spence drive the Chaparral 2F to victory in the BOAC 500 sports car race at Brands Hatch, England (1967).

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Series History
Drivers Alberto Ascari , Phil Hill , Denny Hulme , Eddie Lawson , Peter Revson , Davey Allison