This Week in Racing History
Michael J. Stucker

July 7
Christian Lautenschlager wins the Grand Prix de l'ACF, near Dieppe, France (1908).

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

July 9
Rally champions Pat Moss and Erik Carlsson are married (1963).

July 10
Giulio Alfieri, mechanical engineer responsible for the Maserati 250F and Tipo 60/61, born in Parma, Italy (1924).

July 11
Testing done at the 3/8th mile Olympic View Speedway in Seattle prior to its opening race (1935).

July 12
Eddie Lawson wins the 500cc motorcycle Hungarian Grand Prix to give Cagiva their first GP victory (1992).

July 13
NASCAR racer Davey Allison dies from injuries suffered in the crash of the helicopter he was piloting one day earlier (1993).