This Week in Racing History
Alex Zanardi drives a Reynard-Honda to victory in the CART US500 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklynn, Michigan, USA (1997).
Tazio Nuvolari, driving a Scuderia Ferrari Alfa Romeo Tipo B, wins the German Grand Prix on the Nurburgring (1935).
Two-time F1 World Champion Fernando Alonso born in Oviedo, Spain (1981).
The "Bug", generally considered the first rail dragster, races for the first time. Dick Kraft is the driver (1950).
Open-wheel racer Justin Wilson born in Sheffield, England (1978).
George Follmer drives a Ford-powered Lotus 70 to victory in the L&M Continental Formula A race at St. Jovite, Quebec, Canada (1970).
Multiple Le Mans 24-Hour race winner Frank Biela born in Neuss, Germany (1964).