This Week in Racing History
CART champion and IRL team owner Michael Andretti born (1962).
Race car driver Manfred Winklehock born in Waiblingen, West Germany (1951).
Scott Geoffrion sets an NHRA Pro Stock 1/4-mile elapse time record of 6.809 seconds at Memphis, Tennessee, USA (2000).
NASCAR Winston Cup champion Bill Elliot born in Dawsonville, Georgia, USA (1955).
Race car driver Julian Bailey born in Woolwich, London, England (1961).
Ronnie Peterson wins the European F2 championship race at Vallelunga, Italy, in a March 712 (1971).
World class equestrian, bobsledder, swimmer, jai lai player, tennis player, and auto racer Marquis Alfonso "Fon" de Portago is born in London, England (1928).