This Week in Racing History (June 11-17)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker June 11 George Huntoon wins the 100 mile feature race at Bridgehampton, New York, USA, in an Alfa Romeo 8C 2600 (1949). June 12 Bob Bondurant and Tom Murphy win the Baja 1000 offroad race driving ...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

June 11
George Huntoon wins the 100 mile feature race at Bridgehampton, New York, USA, in an Alfa Romeo 8C 2600 (1949).

June 12
Bob Bondurant and Tom Murphy win the Baja 1000 offroad race driving an American Motors SC/Rambler entered by American International Racing (1969).

June 13
Denny Hulme and Peter Revson, driving McLaren M8F-Chevrolets, give Team McLaren a 1-2 finish in the Can-Am race at Mosport, Ontario, Canada (1971).

June 14
Derek Bell, Hans Stuck, and Al Holbert drive a Porsche 962 to victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Final race win for the Rothman-backed factory Porsche team (1987).


June 15
Gaspar Someiro and Ercilio Barbosa drive a Ford Model A to victory in the first race through the streets of Vila Real, Portugal (1931).


June 16
Paolo Columbo wins the Coppa Asiago hillclimb at Cengio-Tresche, Italy, driving a Ferrari 250 GTO (1963).

June 17
Giuseppe Farina drives an Alfa Romeo 159 to victory in the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps (1951).

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