This Week in Racing History (July 8-14)

Michael Stucker, Historian

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

www.vintageRPM.com

July 8
Indy Car team owner Dale Coyne born (1954).

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July 9
The "Prancing Horse" logo first appears on one of Enzo Ferrari's cars (1932).

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

July 11
Alan Jones drives a Chevrolet-powered March 76A to victory in the SCCA F5000 Championship race at Watkins Glen, New York, USA (1976).

July 12
Jo Siffert and Brian Redman drive a Porsche 908/2 to victory in the 6 hour endurance race at Watkins Glen, New York, USA (1969).

July 13
Mark Donohue drives a the Penske Sunoco McLaren-Chevrolet to victory in the USRRC race at Watkins Glen, New York, USA (1968).

July 14
Clay Regazzoni gives Williams Grand Prix Engineering their first F1 victory when he wins the British Grand Prix at Silverstone, England (1979).

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