People in this week in racing history include: Michele Alboreto, Enzo Ferrari, Denis Clive Hulme, Mauro Baldi, Yannick Dalmas, Hurley Haywood, Juan Manuel Fangio, Alex Zanardi and James Hunt.
This Week in Racing History
Michele Alboreto drives a Ferrari 126/85 to victory in the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal, Quebec (1985).
Enzo Ferrari drives an Alfa Romeo to victory in a race in Ravenna, Italy. It is Ferrari's first race victory (1923).
F1 and Can-Am champion Denis Clive Hulme born in Nelson, New Zealand (1936).
Mauro Baldi, Yannick Dalmas, and Hurley Haywood drive a Dauer Porsche 962LM to victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The car ran in the GT class as it was based on a road legal 962. Last major race for a 962 (1994).
Juan Manuel Fangio drives a Maserati 250F to victory in the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps (1954).
Alex Zanardi drives a Reynard-Honda to victory in the CART Budweiser/G.I. Joe 200 in Portland, Oregon, USA (1998).
James Hunt wins the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort. First GP win for Hunt and only GP win for Hesketh Racing (1975).