This Week in Racing History (June 24-30)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com June 24 Juan Manuel Fangio, 5-time World Driving Champion, born in Mar del la Plata, Argentina (1911). June 25 Jackie Ickx and Brian Redman lead a Ferrari 312PB 1-2-3-4 finish...

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

June 24
Juan Manuel Fangio, 5-time World Driving Champion, born in Mar del la Plata, Argentina (1911).

June 25
Jackie Ickx and Brian Redman lead a Ferrari 312PB 1-2-3-4 finish in the 1000km World Championship of Makes race on the Osterreichring in Austria (1972).

June 26
Porsches fill the top six places in the Mont Ventoux Hillclimb with Gerhard Minter getting the win (1966).

June 27
Francois Szisz of Hungary wins the first French Grand Prix driving a Renault. He wins the 769-mile event at an average speed of 62.88 mph (1906).

June 28
George Rave wins the all-MG Fremont Trophy road race in Sullivan County, New York, USA (1953).

June 29
Derek Bell and Henri Pescarolo drive an Alfa Romeo T33/TT/12 to victory in the 1000km race on the Osterreichring in Austria. Alfa clinches the World Championship of Makes for their first ever world title (1975).

June 30
Road racer Ed Hugus born in Pennsylvania, USA (1923).

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