This Week in Racing History
Mario Andretti makes his USAC "Big Car" debut at Langhorne, Pennsylvania, USA. He finishes ninth (1964).
James Hunt wins the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort. First GP win for Hunt and only GP win for Hesketh Racing (1975).
Rudolph Caracciola drives a Mercedes-Benz W25 to victory in the French Grand Prix at Montlhery (1935).
Rudy Cleye drives a Mercedes 300SL to victory in the over-1500-cc production car race at Pomona, California, USA (1956).
F1 driver and SCCA Can-Am champion Patrick Tambay born in Paris, France (1949).
David Piper drives a Ferrari 250LM to victory in the sports car race at Clermont-Ferrand, France (1966).
Ronnie Peterson, driving a Tecno, wins the European F2 Championship Grand Prix of Rouen in France (1971).