This Week in Racing History (June 29-July 5)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com June 29 Ronnie Petersom drives a Tecno to victory in the F3 race at Karlskoga, Sweden (1969). June 30 Gil de Ferran wins the CART Medic Drug Grand Prix of Cleveland on the Burke...

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

June 29
Ronnie Petersom drives a Tecno to victory in the F3 race at Karlskoga, Sweden (1969).

June 30
Gil de Ferran wins the CART Medic Drug Grand Prix of Cleveland on the Burke Lake Front Airport circuit in Cleveland, Ohio, USA (1996).

July 1
Nineteen-year-old Vincenzo Lancia, in his first race, drives a Fiat to victory in the 220 km Padua-Vicenza-Bassano-Treviso-Padua race. Also the first race for Felice Nazzaro (1900).

July 2
The first official Formula Ford race is held at Brands Hatch, England (1967).

July 3
Didier Pironi drives a Ferrari 126C2 to victory in the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort (1982).

July 4
Helmut Marko wins the sports car race at Hockenheim, Germany, in a Lola T212 (1971).

July 5
Bernd Rosemeyer drives an Auto Union to victory in the second George Vanderbilt Cup race (1937).

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