This Week in Racing History (April 14-20)

People in this week in racing history include: Andretti, A.J. Foyt, Frank Williams, Len Wood, William F. "Bill" Milliken, Jackie Stewart, Mark Donohue

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

April 14
Michael Andretti wins the CART Grand Prix of Long Beach through the streets of Long Beach, California, USA (2002).

Daniel Ricciardo, Scuderia Toro Rosso STR8
Daniel Ricciardo, Scuderia Toro Rosso STR8

Photo by: XPB Images

April 15
A.J. Foyt, in a Coyote-Foyt, wins heat 1 and Mario Andretti, in a Parnelli-Offenhauser, wins heat 2 of the Trentonian 300 run on the dog-leg oval at the New Jersey Fairgrounds in Trenton, New Jersey, USA (1973).

April 16
Frank Williams, founder of the Williams Formula One race team, is born (1942).

April 17
Len Wood, of NASCAR's Wood Brothers Racing team, born (1956).

April 18
William F. "Bill" Milliken, founding member of the Watkins Glen Road Race Organizing Committee, is born (1911).

April 19
Jackie Stewart, driving a Cosworth powered March 701, wins the Spanish GP at Jarama. First F1 win for March (1970).

April 20
Racing driver and engineer Mark Donohue marries Sue Warren in Fair Haven, New Jersey, USA (1963).

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Series Vintage
Drivers Michael Andretti , Jackie Stewart , Mario Andretti , Frank Williams , Daniel Ricciardo , A.J. Foyt , Mark Donohue
Teams Toro Rosso , Williams , Wood Brothers Racing , ART Grand Prix
Article type Special feature
Tags andretti, donohue, foyt, history, milliken, stewart, williams, wood