This Week in Racing Histoy (June 29-July 5)

This Week in Racing History Michael J. Stucker June 29 Ferdinando Latteri drives a Ferrari 330 GTO to victory in the Coppa Sila Hillclimb in Italy (1965). June 30 NASCAR team owner Don Miller born (1939). July 1 Ayrton Senna enters and wins...

This Week in Racing History
Michael J. Stucker

June 29
Ferdinando Latteri drives a Ferrari 330 GTO to victory in the Coppa Sila Hillclimb in Italy (1965).

June 30
NASCAR team owner Don Miller born (1939).

July 1
Ayrton Senna enters and wins his first go-kart race (1973).

July 2
H. Le Vack, on an Indian, wins the 500-mile motorcycle race at Brooklands in England (1921).

July 3
Mark Donohue wins the USAC Champ Car race at Pocono, Pennsylvania, USA, for Team Penske's first Champ Car victory (1971).

July 4
Frank Verbeck wins $50,000 when he drives a Fiat to victory in the 444-mile Pan-Pacific Road Race from Los Angeles to Sacramento. Longest race on public roads in California, USA, history (1913).

July 5
John Andretti scores his first NASCAR Winston Cup win in the Pepsi 400 at Daytona, Florida, USA (1997).

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Series History
Drivers John Andretti , Ayrton Senna , Mark Donohue
Teams Team Penske