This Week in Racing History
A.J. Foyt wins the USAC Championship race on the dirt track at Sacromento, California, USA (1967).
Chuck Etchells becomes the first NHRA Funny Car driver to run the quarter mile in under 5 seconds when he records a 4.987 second pass in Topeka, Kansas, USA (1993).
Graham Hill and BRM both win their third consecutive United States Grand Prix at Watkins Glen, New York. Bob Bondurant participates in his first F1 Grand Prix (1965).
The Coppa Fagioli hillclimb in Italy is won by Edoardo Lualdi driving a Ferrari 250 GTO (1964).
Graeme Bailey and Allan Grice drive a Holden Commodore to victory in the James Hardie 1000 at Mount Panarama in Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia (1986).
Antonio Brivio wins the Coppa della Silla in Cosenza, Italy. Last win for the Alfa Romeo Tipo B (1935).
Bryan Carr Selby of Alpine, California, USA, passes his Indy Lights rookie test (1997).