This Week in Racing History
Cameron Argetsinger resigns from the Watkins Glen Grand Prix Corporation, which he helped found (1970).
Graham Hill drives a Ferrari 250 GTO to victory in the International Trophy race at Silverstone, England (1964).
Ray Cooper drives a Lola T582 to victory in the FF2000 race at Brand Hatch, England (1981).
Klaus Ludwig drives a Ford Probe to victory in the IMSA Camel GT race at Laguna Seca, California, USA (1986).
Dr. Hans Liebold drives a Mercedes C111 to a one-lap closed course speed record of 250.918 mph at Nardo, Italy (1979).
Single-seater racer Tommy Byrne born in Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland (1958).
Tazio Nuvolari wins the 350cc motorcycle event at Parma, Italy. He also meets Achille Varzi for the first time (1923).