This Week in Racing History
Sterling Moss, in a Lotus 18, wins the USGP at Riverside, California, USA, the final race of the 2.5-liter F1 (1960).
Frank Matich drives a Repco Matich A50 F5000 to victory in the Australian Grand Prix (1971).
Jim Paschall drives a Petty Engineering Plymouth to victory in the NASCAR Grand National race at Tar Heel Speedway in Randleman, North carolina, USA (1962).
Constructor (PAM and Platypus) and team manager (AIR) Hans Adams born in Niesky, Germany (1928).
Bobby Isaac sets a new World Closed Course Speed Record of 201.104 mph at Talledega, Alabama, USA (1970).
Gaston Chevrolet killed in National Championship race at Beverly Hills, California, USA (1920).
Dan Gurney drives an Eagle to victory in the Rex Mays 200 Indycar race at Riverside, California, USA. He becomes the first driver to win in the four major racing disciplines of Indycars, stockcars, F1, and sportscars (1967).