This Week in Racing History
Ferdinando Minoia and Giuseppe Morandi win the first Mille Miglia road race aboard an O.M. 665S (1927).
Driving a Colt-Ford, Al Unser Sr. wins the USAC Championship race on the paved oval at Phoenix, Arizona, USA (1970).
Alfred Neubauer, manager of Mercedes' racing efforts in the '30s, '40s and '50s, born in Bohemia (1891).
Jo Siffert drives David Piper's 917K to victory in the Wills Embassy Trophy race at Thruxton, England (1970).
NASCAR team owner Richard Jackson born in Asheville, North Carolina, USA (1937).
The Lancia 037 Rally is homologated for Group B competition (1982).
Jochen Rindt, at the wheel of a Roy Winkelmann Racing Brabham BT23, wins the Pau Grand Prix F2 race in Pau, France (1967).