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

July 6
Pietro Palmieri drives a Ferrari 212 to victory in the Coppa Della Consuma in Italy (1952).

July 7
Jo Siffert and Brian Redman drive a Porsche 908/2 to victory in the 6-hour sports car race at Watkins Glen, NY, USA (1969).

July 8
CART & IRL team owner Dayle Coyne born (1954).

July 9
Jochen Rindt wins the F2 Rouen Grand Prix in France at the wheel of a Brabham BT23 (1967).

July 10
Patsy Burt, the first woman to win the Brighton Speed Trials and the RAC National Sprint Championship, born in Chelsea, London, England (1928).

July 11
NASCAR racer Bobby Dotter born (1960).

July 12
Alex Zanardi, driving a Reynard-Honda, wins the CART race at the Burke Lake Front Airport in Cleveland, Ohio, USA (1998).