This Week in Racing History (June 21-27)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com June 21 Mario Andretti makes his USAC "Big Car" debut at Langhorne, Pennsylvania, USA. He finishes ninth (1964). June 22 James Hunt wins the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort. First...

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

June 21
Mario Andretti makes his USAC "Big Car" debut at Langhorne, Pennsylvania, USA. He finishes ninth (1964).

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

June 23
Rudolph Caracciola drives a Mercedes-Benz W25 to victory in the French Grand Prix at Montlhery (1935).

June 24
Rudy Cleye drives a Mercedes 300SL to victory in the over-1500-cc production car race at Pomona, California, USA (1956).

June 25
F1 driver and SCCA Can-Am champion Patrick Tambay born in Paris, France (1949).

June 26
David Piper drives a Ferrari 250LM to victory in the sports car race at Clermont-Ferrand, France (1966).

June 27
Ronnie Peterson, driving a Tecno, wins the European F2 Championship Grand Prix of Rouen in France (1971).

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