This Week in Racing History (June 14-20)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com June 14 Richard Attwood and Hans Herrmann drives a Salzburg Porsche 917 to victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans (1970). June 15 Former F1 World Champion James Hunt dies of a heart ...

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

June 14
Richard Attwood and Hans Herrmann drives a Salzburg Porsche 917 to victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans (1970).

June 15
Former F1 World Champion James Hunt dies of a heart attack at the age of 45 in his home in Wimbledon, England (1993).

June 16
Giacomo Agostini, 8-time 500cc and 7-time 350cc motorcycle World Champion, born in Brescia, Italy (1942).

June 17
Denis Hulme drives his McLaren M23 to victory in the Swedish Grand Prix at Anderstorp (1973).

June 18
Helio Castroneves wins his first CART Champ Car race, the Tenneco Detroit Grand Prix on Belle Isle in Detroit, Michigan, USA (2000).

June 19
Doc Bundy, Jim Trueman, and Bobby Rahal drive a March-Porsche to victory in the Camel GT race at Mid-ohio in Lexington, Ohio, USA (1983).

June 20
Jochen Rindt and Masten Gregory drive a North American Racing Team Ferrari 250LM to victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans (1965).

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