Michael Stucker, Historian
This Week in Racing History
Albert Divo, driving a Bugatti 35B/2.3, wins the Targa Florio (1928).
Tony Trimmer, driving a Lola T332, wins the British Open at Silverstone, England (1984).
Gilles Villeneuve dies in a accident during practice before the Belgian Grand Prix at Zolder (1982).
Audi R8s finish 1-2 in the Le Mans Endurance Series race at Monza, Italy. The Veloqx car of Jamie Davies and Johnny Herbert beating the Audi Sport UK's Pierre Kaffer and Allan McNish (2004).
Darrell Waltrip scores his first NASCAR Winston Cup victory when he wins the Music City 420 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA (1975).
Jo Siffert and Brian Redman drive a Porsche 908LH to victory in the 1000km sports car race at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium (1969).
Art Pollard dies when his Eagle crashes during practice for the Indianapolis 500 (1973).