This Week in Racing History (June 28-July 4)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com June 28 John Force beats Ed "The Ace" McCulloch in the final round at Montreal, Canada's, le Grandnational for his first NHRA Funny Car win (1987). June 29 Carlos Pace drives an...

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

June 28
John Force beats Ed "The Ace" McCulloch in the final round at Montreal, Canada's, le Grandnational for his first NHRA Funny Car win (1987).

June 29
Carlos Pace drives an Alfa Romeo T33/2 to victory in a 3-hour race in Rio de Janiero, Brazil (1969).

June 30
Henri Pescarolo and Gerard Larrouse drive a Matra to victory in the 1000K race on the Osterreichring in Austra (1974).

July 1
Dario Franchitti wins the CART Marconi Grand Prix of Cleveland, Ohio, USA (2001).

July 2
Achille Varzi is killed when his Alfa Romeo 158 crashes in heavy rain during practice for the Swiss Grand Prix at Bremgarten (1948).

July 3
NASCAR team crew chief Cliff Champion born (1953).

July 4
A.J. Foyt wins the Firecracker 400 NASCAR stock car race at Daytona, Florida, USA (1964).

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Series History
Drivers John Force , Henri Pescarolo , Dario Franchitti , A.J. Foyt