This Week in Racing History (April 9-16)

This Week in Racing Histor

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

April 10
Mark Donohue participates in his first official race, an SCCA event at Vineland Speedway in New Jersey, USA (1960).

#6 1960 Lola T/70 Mk IIIb, originally driven by Mark Donohue
#6 1960 Lola T/70 Mk IIIb, originally driven by Mark Donohue

Photo by: Adriano Manocchia

April 11
Gilles Villeneuve drives a March 76B to victory in the IMSA Formula Atlantic race at Road Atlanta in Brazelton, Georgia, USA (1976).

April 12
Albert Poon, driving a Lotus 23B, wins the Malaysian Grand Prix in Singapore (1965).

April 13
Niki Lauda drives a Ferrari to victory in the non-championship Daily Express Trophy race at Silverstone, England (1975).

April 14
Michael Andretti wins the CART Grand Prix of Long Beach in California, USA (2002).

April 15
Gerard Larrousse and Henri Pescarolo drive a Matra M670 to victory in the 1000K endurance race at Dijon, France (1973).

April 16
Dan Gurney drives a Mercury Cougar to victory in the SCCA Trans-Am race at Green Valley, Texas, USA (1967).

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Series History
Drivers Henri Pescarolo , Michael Andretti , Dan Gurney , Niki Lauda , Gilles Villeneuve , Gerard Larrousse , Mark Donohue
Teams ART Grand Prix
Tags andretti, donohue, gurney, imsa, lauda, poon, scca, villeneuve