This Week in Racing History (May 20-26)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com May 20 Michael Brotherton is the first NHRA Top Fuel drag racer to run the 1/4-mile in under 4.7 seconds when he makes a pass of 4.690 seconds at Englishtown, New Jersey, USA ...

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

May 20
Michael Brotherton is the first NHRA Top Fuel drag racer to run the 1/4-mile in under 4.7 seconds when he makes a pass of 4.690 seconds at Englishtown, New Jersey, USA (1994).

May 21
Mike Parkes and Ludovico Scarfiotti drive a Ferrari 330P3 to victory in the 1000 kilometer sports car race at Spa, Belgium (1966).

May 22
Derek Bell drives an Alfa Romeo T33/SC/12 to victory in the Interseries race at Avus in Germany (1977).

May 23
F1 driver Rubens Barrichello born in Sao Paulo, Brazil (1972).

May 24
Floyd "Chip" Ganassi, Indy Car racer and owner of Indy Car, NASCAR, and Grand-Am teams, born in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA (1958).

May 24
Franco Cortese gives Ferrari their first race win when he drives 125 Sport chassis 01C to victory on the Caracella Baths circuit in Rome, Italy (1947).

May 26
Bud Moore, NASCAR and Trans-Am team owner, born (1926).

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