This Week in Racing History
Peter Gethin drives a Chevron B9B to victory in the F3 race at Brands Hatch, England (1968).
Teo Fabi drives a Porsche-March 89P to victory in the CART Red Roof Inns 200 on the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, USA. Only CART win for engine supplier Porsche and final CART win for chassis maker March (1989).
Robert Benoist, driving a Delage 15S8, wins the Grand Prix of Italy at Monza. In the second race of the day, Pietro Bordino drives the same car to victory in the Milan Grand Prix (1927).
Andre de Adamich drives an Alfa Romeo T33/TT/3 to victory in the Group 5 sports car race at Monza, Italy (1972).
SCCA and historic racer Charles Nearburg born (1950).
Midget racer Johnny Cofer born (1965).
Tazio Nuvolari, driving an Auto Union, wins the Grand Prix of Belgrade, the last Grand Prix held before the start of WWII (1939).