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
Jimmy Bryan, driving the Offenhauser-powered Dean Van Lines Special, wins the first Monza 500 "Race of Two Worlds" (1957).
Jim Clark wins the French Grand Prix at Reims in a Lotus 25 (1963).
Dario Franchitti wins the CART Marconi Grand Prix of Cleveland, Ohio, USA (2001).
Pierre Veyron wins the voiterette race at Albi, France, driving a Bugatti Type 51A (1933).
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).
2001 250cc Motorcycle Grand Prix World Champion Dajiro Kato born in Saitama, Japan (1976).
Cindi Lux wins the Woman's Global GT race at Sears Point, California, USA, for her first win in the series (1999).