People in this week in racing history include: Rudolf Caracciola, Bernard Darniche, Alain Mahé, Stirling Moss, Rob Walker, Al Holbert, Jim Trueman, Allan Moffett,Dick Johnson, Jackie Ickx, Jochen Mass and Hiro Matsushita.
This Week in Racing History
Rudolf Caracciola drives a Mercedes to victory in the Grand Prix of Tripoli (1935).
The Alpine-Renault A110 of Bernard Darniche and Alain Mahé wins the Rally Morocco (1973).
Stirling Moss wins the Monaco Grand Prix in a Lotus 18-Climax entered by Rob Walker. Moss' second straight Monaco win (1961).
Al Holbert and Jim Trueman drive a March-Porsche to victory in the IMSA Camel GT race at Charlotte, North Carolina, USA (1983).
Allan Moffett, driving a Mazda RX7, wins the ATCC race at Surfers Paradise, Australia. Dick Johnson secures his second consecutive championship title (1982).
A Porsche 935 driven by Jackie Ickx and Jochen Mass wins the Group 5 World Manufacturers Championship race at Silverstone, England (1977).
Hiro Matsushita becomes the first Japanese driver to qualify for the Indy 500. He qualifies 24th (1991).