People in this week in racing history include: Dale Earnhardt, Jack Roush, Frank Biela, Tom Kristensen, Emmanuele Pirro, Michael Andretti, Umberto Maglioli, Mike Parkes, and Peter Revson.
This Week in Racing History
Dale Earnhardt wins the NASCAR Winston Cup race at Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Rusty Wallace, in his first Winston Cup start, finishes second (1980).
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).
Mercedes-Benz factory driver Karl Kling dies at age 92 (2008).
Frank Biela, Tom Kristensen, and Emmanuele Pirro lead an Audi R8 1-2 finish in the ALMS 12 Hours of Sebring endurance race (2000).
Michael Andretti wins the Australian CART Indy Car race driving a Reynard. Andretti's first race after leaving F1. First Indy Car race for Reynard (1994).
Ferraris sweep the podium win the 12 Hours of Sebring in Florida, USA, with Umberto Maglioli and Mike Parkes winning in a 275P (1964).
Peter Revson dies in Formula one testing crash at Kyalami, South Africa (1974).