This Week in Racing History
Michael J. Stucker
Christian Lautenschlager wins the Grand Prix de l'ACF, near Dieppe, France (1908).
NASCAR team owner Leo Jackson born (1933).
Rally champions Pat Moss and Erik Carlsson are married (1963).
Giulio Alfieri, mechanical engineer responsible for the Maserati 250F and Tipo 60/61, born in Parma, Italy (1924).
Testing done at the 3/8th mile Olympic View Speedway in Seattle prior to its opening race (1935).
Eddie Lawson wins the 500cc motorcycle Hungarian Grand Prix to give Cagiva their first GP victory (1992).
NASCAR racer Davey Allison dies from injuries suffered in the crash of the helicopter he was piloting one day earlier (1993).