This Week in Racing History (April 28-May 4)

This Week in Racing History Michael J. Stucker April 28 Ferrucio Lamborghini born (1916) April 29 Brian Redman drives a Carl Haaas entered Lola T330 to victory in the F5000 race at Riverside, California, USA (1973). April 30 Warren Johnson...

This Week in Racing History
Michael J. Stucker

April 28
Ferrucio Lamborghini born (1916)

April 29
Brian Redman drives a Carl Haaas entered Lola T330 to victory in the F5000 race at Riverside, California, USA (1973).

April 30
Warren Johnson sets an NHRA Pro Stock speed record of 202.24 mph at Richmond, Virginia, USA (1999).

May 1
Graham Hill passes his rookie test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Indianapolis 500 (1963).

May 2
Tony Adamowicz, racer and founding Vice President of the Polish Racing Drivers Association, born (1941).

May 3
Dick Johnson drives a Ford Sierra to victory in the ATCC race at Adelaide, Australia (1987).

May 4
Harry Miller is awarded U.S. patent no. 55,070 for a race car design which includes 4-wheel brakes, pierced brake drums, flat spoke wheels, and the engine as a stressed member of the chassis (1920).

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Series History
Drivers Warren Johnson , Brian Redman , Dick Johnson , Graham Hill , Tony Adamowicz