This Week in Racing History (May 8-14)

By Michael Stucker, www.vintageRPM.com

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

www.vintageRPM.com

May 8
Willy Mairesse and Herbert Muller drive the Filipenetti Porsche 906 to victory in the Targa Florio road race on the Italian island of Sicily (1966).

May 9
Brian Redman, driving a Chevrolet-powered Lola T332C, wins the season opening SCCA F5000 championship race at Pocono International Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania, USA (1976).

Alain Prost
Alain Prost

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May 10
Tazio Nuvolari drives an Alfa Romeo to victory in the Targa Florio road race. Alfas finish in first through sixth places (1931).

May 11
Alain Prost wins the Monaco Grand Prix in a McLaren MP4/2C-TAG (1986).

May 12
Will Kauhson drives the Redlefsen Porsche 917/10 to victory in the Interserie event at Silverstone, England (1974).

May 13
Disabled F1 and sports car racer Archie Scott-Brown is born in Paisley, Renfrewshire, England (1927).

May 14
Stirling Moss wins the Monaco Grand Prix in a Lotus 18-Climax entered by Rob Walker. Moss' second straight Monaco win (1961).

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