This Week in Racing History (June 27-July 3)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com June 27 1957 Indianapolis 500 winner Sam Hanks dies (1994). June 28 Jurgen Neuhaus, driving a Porsche 917K, wins the Interserie race on the Norisring in West Germany (1970). June...

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

June 27
1957 Indianapolis 500 winner Sam Hanks dies (1994).

June 28
Jurgen Neuhaus, driving a Porsche 917K, wins the Interserie race on the Norisring in West Germany (1970).

June 29
Roberto Lippi wins the Formula Junior race at Monza, Italy, driving a Stanguellini (1958).

June 30
Skip Scott and Chuck Parsons finish 1-2 for the Simonize Lola team in the USRRC race at Kent, Washington, USA (1968).

July 1
Louis Chiron leads an Alfa Romeo 1-2-3 finish in the French Grand Prix at Montlhery (1934).

July 2
In the German "Silver Arrows" only American appearance, Bernd Rodemeyer drives an Auto Union to victory in the Vanderbilt Cup race in New York (1937).

July 3
Mark Donohue, driving the Penske Sunoco McLaren M16, wins the inaugural USAC Schaefer 500 at Pocono International Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania, USA, for Team Penske's first Indy car win (1971).

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