This Week in Racing History
Hans Herrmann and Klaus Steinmetz drive an Abarth-Simca 1300 Bialbero to overall victory in the 500km sports car race on the Nurburgring in Germany (1964).
Alberto Ascari drives a Ferrari 500 to victory in the Italian Grand Prix at Monza (1952).
Frank Elliott wins the 112.5 mile race at Unionville, Pennsylvania, USA, in a Miller Delage (1917).
Peter Gethin drives a Chevron B24 to victory in the F5000 race at Oulton Park, England (1973).
Helio Castroneves wins the CART Honda Grand Prix of Monterey at Laguna Seca in California, USA (2000).
The directors of the Flint Wagon Works announce they have bought the Buick Motor Company (1903).
Peter Revson and Denny Hulme, driving McLaren M8F-Chevrolets, finish 1-2 for Team McLaren in the Can-Am race at Donnybrook, Minnesota, USA (1971).