This Week in Racing History
Gordon Johncock wins the first race staged by Championship Auto Racing Teams (CART), at Phoenix, Arizona, USA (1979).
Teodoro Zeccoli drives an Alfa Romeo T33 to victory in the Fleron Hillclimb in Belgium (1967).
Tazio Nuvolari drives a Bugatti 35C to victory in the Grand Prix of Tripoli for his first international auto racing win (1928).
Formula One World Champion Jim Clark born in Fife, Scotland (1936).
Ayrton Senna wins his first Formula Ford race, at Brands Hatch, England (1981).
Wayne Taylor, Jim Pace, and Eric van de Poole drive an Oldmobile-powered R&S MkIII WSC to victory in the 12-Hours of Sebring (1996).
Wally Booth drives his AMC Hornet to victory over Jack Roush's Mustang in the Gatornationals Pro Stock finals. First NHRA Pro Stock win for AMC (1974).