This Week in Racing History (April 20-26)

This Week in Racing History Michael J. Stucker April 20 Doc Bundy and Andy Wallace give Panoz their first victory when they win the IMSA GT race at Road Atlanta in Braselton, Georgia, USA, in their Panoz GTR-1 (1997). April 21 Ayrton Senna, ...

This Week in Racing History
Michael J. Stucker

April 20
Doc Bundy and Andy Wallace give Panoz their first victory when they win the IMSA GT race at Road Atlanta in Braselton, Georgia, USA, in their Panoz GTR-1 (1997).

April 21
Ayrton Senna, driving a Renualt powered Lotus 97T, scores his first Grand Prix win, at Estoril, Portugal (1985).

April 22
Gigi Villoresi drives a Maseratti 4CL to victory in the first post-WWII Grand Prix, in Nice, France (1946).

April 23
Bob Burman drives a Benz to a One-Mile speed record of 141.732 mph (1911).

April 24
First motorcycle races held on the 1/4-mile board track at Beverly Hills, California. Jim Davis wins the main event on a Harley-Davidson (1921).

April 25
Darrell Waltrip wins the NASCAR Winston Cup race at Martinsville, USA (1976).

April 26
Glen Seton wins the ATCC race at Wanneroo, Western Australia, driving a Nissan Skyline (1987).

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Series History
Drivers Andy Wallace , Darrell Waltrip , Ayrton Senna , Doc Bundy