This Week in Racing History (May 25-31)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com May 25 A.J. Foyt IV, Indy Car driver and grandson of four-time Indy 500 winner A.J. Foyt Jr., is born (1984). May 26 Jimmy Vasser wins the inaugural CART US 500 at ...

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

May 25
A.J. Foyt IV, Indy Car driver and grandson of four-time Indy 500 winner A.J. Foyt Jr., is born (1984).

May 26
Jimmy Vasser wins the inaugural CART US 500 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan, USA (1996).

May 27
Inness Ireland wins the BRSCC race at Brand Hatch, England, in a Ferrari 250 GTO (1962).

May 28
"Lucky" Casner and Masten Gregory drive the Camoradi Maserati Tipo 61 to victory in the 1000 kilometer sports car race on the Nuburgring in Germany using only one set of tires (1961).

May 29
George Follmer drives an AMC Javelin to victory in the SCCA Trans-Am race at Bryar Park, New Hampshire, USA (1972).

May 30
Floyd Roberts wins the Indianapolis 500 (1938).

May 31
Gilles Villeneuve drives a Ferrari 126C to victory in the Monaco Grand Prix (1981).

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