This Week in Racing History (May 1-7)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker May 1 Cameron Argetsinger resigns from the Watkins Glen Grand Prix Corporation, which he helped found (1970). May 2 Graham Hill drives a Ferrari 250 GTO to victory in the International Trophy race...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

May 1
Cameron Argetsinger resigns from the Watkins Glen Grand Prix Corporation, which he helped found (1970).

May 2
Graham Hill drives a Ferrari 250 GTO to victory in the International Trophy race at Silverstone, England (1964).

May 3
Ray Cooper drives a Lola T582 to victory in the FF2000 race at Brand Hatch, England (1981).

May 4
Klaus Ludwig drives a Ford Probe to victory in the IMSA Camel GT race at Laguna Seca, California, USA (1986).

May 5
Dr. Hans Liebold drives a Mercedes C111 to a one-lap closed course speed record of 250.918 mph at Nardo, Italy (1979).

May 6
Single-seater racer Tommy Byrne born in Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland (1958).

May 7
Tazio Nuvolari wins the 350cc motorcycle event at Parma, Italy. He also meets Achille Varzi for the first time (1923).

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