This Week in Racing History (April 24-30)

By Michael Stucker,

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

Rodger Ward
Rodger Ward

April 24
Rodger Ward drives an Offenhauser-powered Lola to victory in the USAC Championship race at Trenton, New Jersey, USA (1966).

April 25
Pedro Rodriguez and Leo Kinnunen drive a Gulf Porsche 917 to victory in the 1000 kilometer sports car race at Monza, Italy (1970).

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

April 27
Christian Werner wins the Targa Florio. First win for a supercharged Mercedes (1924).

April 28
Jean-Pierre Jabouille drives a Matra MS5 to victory in the F3 race at Montlhery, France (1968).

April 29
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).

April 30
Wally Dallenbach, Sr., driving a Wildcat-DGS, wins the USAC Championship race at Trenton, New Jersey, USA (1977).

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Drivers Wally Dallenbach Sr. , Pedro Rodriguez , Jean-Pierre Jabouille , Brian Redman , Carl Haas , Rodger Ward
Tags dallenbach, jabouille, pedro rodriguez, redman, ward