This Week in Racing History
Jackie Ickx and Brian Redman drive a Gulf Mirage-Ford to victory in the Kyalami 9-hour sports car race in South Africa (1967).
Tazio Nuvolari drives a 1000cc Harley-Davidson to his first motorcycle race win, the Riunione Motorcyclistica, at Mantua, Italy (1922).
Rex Mays dies in wreck on 12th lap of AAA Championship race in Del Mar, California, (1949).
Jackie Ickx and Ignazio Giunti drive a Ferrari 512S to victory in the Springbok Series at Kyalami, South Africa (1970).
The Laguna Seca race course near Monterey, California, USA, opens (1957).
Bruce McLaren, driving a McLaren M8B-Chevrolet, wins the final Can-Am race of the year, in College Station, Texas, USA. This is Team McLaren's twelfth win in 12 races as Bruce clinches the Can-Am championship (1969).
Pete Lovely drives a 2-liter Ferrari Testa Rossa to victory in the main event at Laguna Seca (1957).