This Week in Racing History (July 25-31)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com July 25 Meo Constantini leads a Bugatti 1-2-4-5-6 finish in the Spanish Grand Prix at Lasarte (1928). July 26 Al Unser Sr. drives the Johnny Lightning Special to victory in the ...

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

July 25
Meo Constantini leads a Bugatti 1-2-4-5-6 finish in the Spanish Grand Prix at Lasarte (1928).

July 26
Al Unser Sr. drives the Johnny Lightning Special to victory in the USAC Indianapolis 150 on the road course at Indianapolis Raceway Park in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA (1970).

July 27
Mario Andretti wins the 20-lap ARDC midget race on the road course at Lime Rock, Connecticut, USA (1963).

July 28
Andre Ribeiro wins the CART Marlboro 500 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan, USA (1996).

July 29
Brian Redman, driving a Lola T330-Chevrolet, wins the SCCA L&M Continental F5000 feature race at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, USA (1973).

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).

July 31
Mark Donohue drives a Lola T70 to victory in the SCCA USRRC at Kent, Washington, USA, for his first win in a Roger Penske entered car (1966).

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Series History
Drivers Phil Hill , Mario Andretti , Al Unser Sr. , Brian Redman , Roger Penske , Andre Ribeiro , Mark Donohue