By Michael Stucker, www.vintageRPM.com
This Week in Racing History
Jackie Stewart drives a BRM to victory in the Monaco Grand Prix (1966).
Willi Kauhsen destroys a Porsche 917 while testing it at Volkswagen's high-speed test track in Wolfsburg, West Germany (1970).
Tazio Nuvolari takes over Giuseppe Campari's and Attilio Marinoni's Alfa Romeo 8C and wins the Grand Prix of Italy at Monza (1931).
Mechanic, crew chief, and innovator Smokey Yunick born in Maryville, Tennessee, USA (1923).
Luigi Fagioli drives a Mercedes-Benz to victory in the Avus race in Germany (1935).
Peter and Michael Greenfield give Tiga their first IMSA Camel Lites victory, at Limerock, Connecticut, USA (1985).
Charlie Collier rides a JAP-powered Matchless to victory in the first motorcycle TT held on the Isle of Man (1907).