People in this week in racing history include: Reinold Joest, Herbert Muller, Townsend Bell, Louis Rosier, Jimmy Bryan, Ayrton Senna, Alan Kulwicki, Jackie Ickx and David Hobbs.
This Week in Racing History
Reinold Joest and Herbert Muller drive a Porsche 908/3 to victory in the Kyalami 9 Hours endurance race in Midrand, South Africa (1973).
Townsend Bell, the 2001 Indy Lights champion, wins the final CART Indy Lights race ever run, at California Speedway in Fontana, California, USA (2001).
Grand Prix and Le Mans winner Louis Rosier is born in Chapdes-Beaufort, France (1905).
Jimmy Bryan wins the AAA Championship race on the dirt track in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, driving a Kuzma-Offy (1955).
The Australian Grand Prix at Adelaide is Ayrton Senna's last F1 win (1993).
At Phoenix, Arizona, USA, Alan Kulwicki, driving a Ford Thunderbird, wins his first NASCAR Winston Cup race (1988).
The Springbok Championship Series Rand Daily Mail 9 Hours race at Kyamlami, in Midrand, South Africa, is won by Jackie Ickx and David Hobbs in the Gulf Mirage M1 (1968).