This Week in Racing History
Scooter Patrick drives an Alfa Romeo T33/2 to victory in a sports car race in Kent, Washington, USA (1969).
John Surtees and Willy Mairesse drive a Ferrari 250P to victory in the ADAC 1000 km race at the Nurburgring in Germany. The Lola GT makes its international debut (1963).
NASCAR stock car champion Tony Stewart is born (1971).
Pierre Veyron, driving a Bugatti Type 51A, wins the voiturette race at Avus in Germany (1933).
Piero Lardi Ferrari, second son of Enzo Ferrari, is born (1945).
Alex Zanardi, driving a Reynard-Honda, wins the CART Motorola 300 at Gateway International Raceway in Madison, Illinois (1998).
Floyd "Chip" Ganassi, Indy Car racer and owner of Indy Car, NASCAR, and Grand-Am teams, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA (1958).