This week in racing history (June 29-July 5)

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People in this week in racing history include: Jimmy Bryan, Jim Clark, Dario Franchitti, Pierre Veyron, Hurley Haywood, Dajiro Kato, and Cindi Lux.

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

www.vintageRPM.com

June 29
Jimmy Bryan, driving the Offenhauser-powered Dean Van Lines Special, wins the first Monza 500 "Race of Two Worlds" (1957).

June 30
Jim Clark wins the French Grand Prix at Reims in a Lotus 25 (1963).

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

July 2
Pierre Veyron wins the voiterette race at Albi, France, driving a Bugatti Type 51A (1933).

July 3
Hurley Haywood and A.J. Foyt drive the T-Bird Swap Shop "Moby Dick" Porsche 935 to victory in the IMSA Paul Revere 250 at Daytona, Florida, USA (1983).

July 4
2001 250cc Motorcycle Grand Prix World Champion Dajiro Kato born in Saitama, Japan (1976).

July 5
Cindi Lux wins the Woman's Global GT race at Sears Point, California, USA, for her first win in the series (1999).

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