This Week in Racing History (June 7-13)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com June 7 Tazio Nuvolari driving an Alfa Romeo 12C-36, wins the Gran Premio de Penya Rhin at Montjuich Park in Barcelona, Spain (1936). June 8 Jochen Rindt, driving a Lotus 59 for...

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

June 7
Tazio Nuvolari driving an Alfa Romeo 12C-36, wins the Gran Premio de Penya Rhin at Montjuich Park in Barcelona, Spain (1936).

June 8
Jochen Rindt, driving a Lotus 59 for Roy Winkelmann Racing, wins both heats of the F2 Limbourg Grand Prix at Zolder, Belgium (1969).


June 9
Giacomo Agostini wins the Senior TT race during the Isle of Man TT event. It is his last motorcycle race on the Isle of Man (1972).

June 10
Auto Union scores their first race win with Hans Stuck's victory in the Felsberg race in the Saar region of Germany (1934).

June 11
Chuck Sargent, driving a Maserati Tipo 61, wins a sports car race at Laguna Seca in California, USA (1961).

June 12
Rene Arnoux drives a Ferrari 126C2 to victory in the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal (1983).

June 13
Helmut Marko and Gijs van Lennep drive a Martini Porsche 917K to victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans (1971).

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