This week in racing history (June 16-22)

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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
Michael Stucker

www.vintageRPM.com

June 16
Michele Alboreto drives a Ferrari 126/85 to victory in the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal, Quebec (1985).

#36 Dauer 962 LM GT: Mauro Baldi,Yannick Dalmas, Hurley Haywood
#36 Dauer 962 LM GT: Mauro Baldi,Yannick Dalmas, Hurley Haywood

Photo by: Jean-Philippe Legrand

June 17
Enzo Ferrari drives an Alfa Romeo to victory in a race in Ravenna, Italy. It is Ferrari's first race victory (1923).

June 18
F1 and Can-Am champion Denis Clive Hulme born in Nelson, New Zealand (1936).

June 19
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).

June 20
Juan Manuel Fangio drives a Maserati 250F to victory in the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps (1954).

June 21
Alex Zanardi drives a Reynard-Honda to victory in the CART Budweiser/G.I. Joe 200 in Portland, Oregon, USA (1998).

June 22
James Hunt wins the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort. First GP win for Hunt and only GP win for Hesketh Racing (1975).

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