This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

May 26
Al Holbert and Ken Miles drive a Porsche to victory in the USRRC race at Corry Field in Pensacola, Florida, USA (1963).

Lotus 18
Lotus 18

Photo by: Lucien Harmegnies

May 27
Jackie Ickx and Brian Redman win the 1000 km World Championship of Makes race on the Nurburgring in West Germany driving a Ferrari 312PB (1973).

May 28
Jo Siffert leaves Scuderia Filipinetti after disagreements with Georges Filipinetti (1963).

May 29
Stirling Moss wins the Monaco Grand Prix in a Climax-powered Rob Walker Lotus 18. First Grand Prix win for Lotus (1960).

May 30
Roger Ward wins his first of two Indianapolis 500s (1959).

May 31
George Follmer drives a Ford Mustang to victory in the SCCA Trans-Am race at Bryar Motorsports Park in Louden, New Hampshire, USA (1970).

June 1
Chuck Daigh, driving a Lotus 19-Climax, wins both heats of the Player's 200 sports car race at Mosport, Ontario, Canada (1963).