This Week in Racing History (July 26-August 1)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com July 26 Bernd Rosemeyer drives an Auto Union to victory in the German Grand Prix on the Nurburgring (1935). July 27 Mario Andretti enters his first road race. He wins the race at...

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

July 26
Bernd Rosemeyer drives an Auto Union to victory in the German Grand Prix on the Nurburgring (1935).

July 27
Mario Andretti enters his first road race. He wins the race at Lime Rock, Connecticut, USA, driving a front-engined midget. Mark Donohue is second in a rear-engined midget (1963).

July 28
Ronnie Peterson, driving a Tecno, wins the F3 race on the Djursland Ring in Denmark (1968).

July 29
Two-time F1 World Champion Fernando Alonso born in Oviedo, Spain (1981).

July 30
Scott Pruett wins the Marlboro 500 at Brooklyn, Michigan, USA, for his first CART win. It is also Firestone Tire's first Indycar win after being away for over 20 years (1995).

July 31
After a team record 58-race draught, Ferrari gets an F1 win, from pole-sitter Gerhard Berger, in the German GP (1994).

August 1
Allen Berg, open-wheel racer and team owner, born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (1961).

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Drivers Fernando Alonso , Gerhard Berger , Scott Pruett , Mario Andretti , Allen Berg , Ronnie Peterson , Mark Donohue