By Michael Stucker, www.vintageRPM.com
This Week in Racing History
Rodger Ward drives an Offenhauser-powered Lola to victory in the USAC Championship race at Trenton, New Jersey, USA (1966).
Pedro Rodriguez and Leo Kinnunen drive a Gulf Porsche 917 to victory in the 1000 kilometer sports car race at Monza, Italy (1970).
Glen Seton wins the ATCC race at Wanneroo, Western Australia, driving a Nissan Skyline (1987).
Christian Werner wins the Targa Florio. First win for a supercharged Mercedes (1924).
Jean-Pierre Jabouille drives a Matra MS5 to victory in the F3 race at Montlhery, France (1968).
Driving a Carl Haas-entered, Chevrolet-powered Lola T330, Brian Redman wins the season opening L&M Continental F5000 Championship race at Riverside International Raceway in Riverside, California, USA (1973).
Wally Dallenbach, Sr., driving a Wildcat-DGS, wins the USAC Championship race at Trenton, New Jersey, USA (1977).