This Week in Racing History
A.J. Foyt IV, Indy Car driver and grandson of four-time Indy 500 winner A.J. Foyt Jr., is born (1984).
Jimmy Vasser wins the inaugural CART US 500 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan, USA (1996).
Inness Ireland wins the BRSCC race at Brand Hatch, England, in a Ferrari 250 GTO (1962).
"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).
George Follmer drives an AMC Javelin to victory in the SCCA Trans-Am race at Bryar Park, New Hampshire, USA (1972).
Floyd Roberts wins the Indianapolis 500 (1938).
Gilles Villeneuve drives a Ferrari 126C to victory in the Monaco Grand Prix (1981).