This Week in Racing History (April 11-17)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com April 11 George Follmer drives a Porsche-powered Lotus 23 to victory in the USRRC race in Pensacola, Florida, USA (1965). April 12 Driving a Rondel Racing Brabham BT36, Graham Hill...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker
www.vintageRPM.com

April 11
George Follmer drives a Porsche-powered Lotus 23 to victory in the USRRC race in Pensacola, Florida, USA (1965).

April 12
Driving a Rondel Racing Brabham BT36, Graham Hill wins the European F2 Championship Yellow Pages Trophy race at Thruxton, England (1971).

April 13
Porsche 908/2 spyders finish 1-2-3 in the FIA World Championship of Makes BOAC 500 endurance race at Brand Hatch, England. The winning car is driven by Jo Siffert and Brian Redman (1969).

April 14
Jimmy Vasser wins the CART Grand Prix of Long Beach through the streets of Long Beach, California, USA (1996).

April 15
Tim Mayer wins the Formula Junior race at Marlboro, Maryland, USA, driving a Cooper (1962).

April 16
The first motor race ever held at Brands Hatch in Kent, England, is won by Don Parker driving the JAP-engined Parker Special (1950).

April 17
Gordon Johncock drives a Wildcat to victory in the CART Indy Car race at Atlanta, Georgia, USA (1983).

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Series History
Drivers Jimmy Vasser , George Follmer , Brian Redman , Gordon Johncock , Graham Hill
Teams ART Grand Prix