This Week in Racing History
Lotus founder Colin Chapman weds Hazel Williams (1954).
Andy Pilgrim and Allan McNish drive a Porsche 911 GT1 to victory in the PSR Exxon Supreme GT1 race at Sebring, Florida, USA. Porsche clinches the GT1 manufacturers title (1997).
Alex Zanardi tests for the Target Chip Ganassi CART racing team at Homestead, Florida, USA (1995).
Count Louis Vorow Zborowski dies in wreck during the Italian GP at Monza. Antonio Ascari, driving an Alfa Romeo P2, wins the race (1924).
J.M. Fangio wins his first World Grand Prix Driving Title when he wins the Spanish Grand Prix at Pedralbes driving an Alfa Romeo 159M (1951).
Benny Parsons clinches the NASCAR Winston Cup Championship (1973).
Brothers Pedro and Ricardo Rodriguez drive a Ferrari 250GT SWB to victory in the Paris 1000 KM race at Montlhery, France (1961).