This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

July 30
Mario Andretti drives a JPS Lotus 79 to victory in the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim (1978).


July 31
Maserati Tipo 60s finish 1-2-3 in the 200 mile USAC sportscar race at Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, USA, with Jim Jeffords winning over Jim Hall and Loyal Katskee (1960).


August 1
Porsche officially begins work on the 956 (1981).

August 2
Jochen Rindt drives a Lotus 72-Ford to victory in the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim (1970).

August 3
Graham Hill drives a Maranello Concessionaires Ferrari 330LM to victory in the 133 mile Guards Trophy Race at Brand Hatch, England (1964).

August 4
Giuseppe Compari wins fifth Coppa Acerbo road race in an Alfa Romeo P2 (1928).

August 5
Stephan Johansson and Patrick Lamarie drive a Gulf Audi R8 to victory in the sportscar race at Most in the Czech Republic (2001).