People in this week in racing history include: Stirling Moss, Jeff "Hollywood" Hammond, Jim Richards, Mark Skaife, Johnny Herrera, Jackie Stewart, Tony Dean, Achim Warmbold and Jean Todt.
This Week in Racing History
Stirling Moss drives a Vanwall to victory in the Italian Grand Prix, at Monza (1957).
Jeff "Hollywood" Hammond, NASCAR crew chief, team owner, and TV commentator, is born (1956).
Jim Richards and Mark Skaife win the Sandown 500 at Sandown Park in Victoria, Australia, in a Nissan Skyline (1989).
Sprint car driver Johnny Herrera is born (1966).
Jackie Stewart garners his first Grand Prix victory when he wins the Italian Grand Prix at Monza driving a BRM (1965).
Porsche wins their first Can-Am race when Tony Dean drives his 908 to victory at Road Atlanta in Brazelton, Georgia, USA (1970).
The BMW 2002i of Achim Warmbold and Jean Todt wins the Rally Australia (1973).