This Week in Racing History
Bill Brack wins the non-championship Formula Atlantic race at Brainard, Minnesota, USA. Bobby Rahal is second with Gilles Villeneuve third (1975).
The worst accident in the history of board track motorcycle racing occurs when two riders and four spectators are killed at Newark, New Jersey, USA (1912).
A Fiat wins the Grand Prix of Europe and Italy at Monza. First Grand Prix win for a supercharged car (1923).
Mario Andretti wins the Hoosier 100 USAC Championship dirt race at the Indianapolis Fairgrounds in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA (1966).
Bob Tullius and Doc Bundy win the IMSA GT race at Pocono, Pennsylvania, USA, driving the Group 44 Jaguar XJR-5 (1983).
Harry Stutz, the founder of the Stutz Motor Car Company, is born on a farm near Ansonia, Ohio, USA (1876).
The Trofeo Lumezzaine Hillclimb in Italy is won by Edoardo Lualdi driving a Ferrari 250 GTO (1964).