By Michael Stucker, www.vintageRPM.com
This Week in Racing History
Ivor Bueb wins the 1500cc sports car race at Brands Hatch, England, driving a Copper-Climax (1955).
Gilles Villeneuve drives a March 76B to victory in the IMSA Formula Atlantic race at Laguna Seca, California, USA (1976).
Brian Redman drives a Chevrolet-powered Lola T-600 to victory in the 100 mile IMSA race at Laguna Seca, California, USA (1981)
The Corkstown 100 motorcycle road race in Ireland is abandoned because of rain (1922).
Driving a Roy Winkelman Racing Brabham BT23C, Jochen Rindt wins the first heat of the Linbourg Grand Prix F2 race at Zolder, Belgium (1968).
Alfa Romeos finish 1-2-3 in the Tripoli Grand Prix with Achille Varzi leading home Guy Moll and Louis Chiron (1934).
Mike Spence dies in an accident during practice for the Indianapolis 500 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA (1968).