This week in racing history (July 6-12)

People in this week in racing history include: Parnelli Jones, Jackie Oliver, Leo Jackson, Peter Brock, Mike Costin, Luigi Chinetti, and Nigel Mansell.

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

July 6 - Parnelli Jones wins the Donnybrooke 250 Trans-Am race driving a Bud Moore prepared Mustang. (1969).

July 7 - ackie Oliver drives a UOP Shadow-Chevrolet to victory in the Road Atlanta Can-Am race in Brazelton, Georgia, USA (1974).

July 8 - NASCAR team owner Leo Jackson born (1933).

July 9 - Peter Brock drives a Ford Sierra to victory in the ATCC Group A race at Oran Park, New South Wales, Australia (1989).

July 10 - Mike Costin, one of the co-founders (along with Keith Duckworth) of Cosworth Engineering, is born (1929).

July 11 - Luigi Chinetti and Jean Lucas drive a Ferrari 166MM Barchetta to victory in the 24 Hours of Belgium at Spa-Francorchamps (1949).

July 12 - Nigel Mansell scores his 28th Formula One win at the British GP at Silverstone, putting himself third on the all-time F1 win list and becomes the winningest British Grand Prix driver (1992).

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Tags jackie oliver, leo jackson, luigi chinetti, mike costin, nigel mansell, parnelli jones, peter brock

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