This Week in Racing History (May 10-16)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com May 10 Rick Mears turns the first unofficial 220 mph lap (220.048) at Indy (1988). May 11 A Porsche 908 driven by Jo Siffert and Brian Redman wins the 1000 kilometer World ...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker
www.vintageRPM.com

May 10
Rick Mears turns the first unofficial 220 mph lap (220.048) at Indy (1988).

May 11
A Porsche 908 driven by Jo Siffert and Brian Redman wins the 1000 kilometer World Championship of Makes race at Spa-Francochamps, Belgium (1969).

May 12
Pierro Taruffi drives a Ferrari 335 Sport to victory in the last Mille Miglia (1957).

May 13
Tony Stewart wins the Indiana Sprint Classic at Indianapolis Raceway Park in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA (1995).

May 14
Jean-Pierre Beltoise wins his only, and BRM's last, Formula One race when he wins the rain soaked Monaco Grand Prix (1972).

May 15
Maserati Tipo 61s finish 1-2, with Walt Hansgen beating Gus Andrey, in the Modified Class in the SCCA National event at Cumberland, Maryland, USA (1960).

May 16
A.J. Foyt takes his last lap around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as he retires from driving Indy Cars (1993).

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