By Michael Stucker, www.vintageRPM.com
This Week in Racing History
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).
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).
Tazio Nuvolari drives an Alfa Romeo to victory in the Targa Florio road race. Alfas finish in first through sixth places (1931).
Alain Prost wins the Monaco Grand Prix in a McLaren MP4/2C-TAG (1986).
Will Kauhson drives the Redlefsen Porsche 917/10 to victory in the Interserie event at Silverstone, England (1974).
Disabled F1 and sports car racer Archie Scott-Brown is born in Paisley, Renfrewshire, England (1927).
Stirling Moss wins the Monaco Grand Prix in a Lotus 18-Climax entered by Rob Walker. Moss' second straight Monaco win (1961).