This Week in Racing History
May 16 - Ralph Hepburn dies when his Novi crashes during qualifying attempt for the Indy 500 (1948).
May 17 - Mauro Martini born (1964).
May 18 - Drag racer Scott Geoffrion born (1965).
May 19 - Touring Car and Champ Car racer Dario Franchitti born (1973).
May 20 - IRL and NASCAR stockcar driver Tony Stewart born (1971).
May 21 - Drag and Indycar racer Danny Ongais born (1942).
- First appearance of a Matra in practice for a race of any kind -- the F3 Coupe de Paris at Montlhery (1965).
May 22 - Piero Lardi Ferrari, son of Enzo Ferrari, born (1945).
Previous installments of This Week in Racing History can be found at the Motorsport News International website (http://www.motorsport.com/).
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