This Week in Racing History (July 3-9)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker July 3 Hurley Haywood and A.J. Foyt drive the T-Bird Swap Shop "Moby Dick" Porsche 935 to victory in the IMSA Paul Revere 250 at Daytona, Florida, USA (1983). July 4 Bobby Rahal wins the Formula ...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

July 3
Hurley Haywood and A.J. Foyt drive the T-Bird Swap Shop "Moby Dick" Porsche 935 to victory in the IMSA Paul Revere 250 at Daytona, Florida, USA (1983).

July 4
Bobby Rahal wins the Formula Atlantic race at Lime Rock, Connecticut, USA (1978).

July 5
Joe Amato sets an NHRA Top Fuel 1/4-mile elapse time record with a run of 4.595 seconds at Topeka, Kansas, USA (1996).


July 6
Mike HAwthorn drives a Ferrari to victory in the F1 Grand Prix de l'A.C.F. at Reins, France. Five-time world champion Juan Manuel Fangio, in his last race, finishes fourth in a Maserati. American open-wheel star Troy Ruttman is tenth in another Maserati (1958).


July 7
Colin Edwards wins the AMA Superbike race at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, USA. First AMA Superbike win for Edwards (1994).


July 8
George Follmer wins the second Can-Am race of the season, at Road Atlanta, Georgia, USA, in a Porsche 917/10. Mark Donohue finishes second in a Porsche 917/30. It is the second and last Can-Am race that Donohue will not win this year (1973).


July 9
Stock car racing team crew Chief Donnie Richeson born (1960).

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Series History
Drivers Joe Amato , Bobby Rahal , George Follmer , Hurley Haywood , Juan Manuel Fangio , Colin Edwards , A.J. Foyt , Mark Donohue