This Week in Racing History
Darran Lindsey dies in an accident during practice for the Killalane motorcycle road race in County Dublin, Ireland (2006).
Allan McNish and Dindo Capello drive an Audi R8 to victory in the ALMS race at Portland International Raceway in Portland, Oregon, USA (2000).
Gerhard Berger drives a Ferrari F1/88C to victory in the Italian Grand Prix at Monza (1988).
NASCAR stock car driver Ricky Rudd born (1956).
Mark Donohue announces he is coming out of retirement to race in Formula One for Penske Racing (1974).
Denny Hulme and Bruce McLaren drive their Team McLaren M8B- Chevrolets to 1-2 finish in the Can-Am race at Bridgehampton, New York, USA (1969).
Giacomo Agostini rides an MV Agusta to victory in the Italian Grand Prix for 500cc motorcycles at Monza (1968).