This Week in Racing History (August 12-18)

This Week in Racing History Michael J. Stucker August 12 Tim Flock drives a Bill Stroppe Mercury to victory in the NASCAR stockcar race on the road course at Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, USA (1957). August 13 Bobby Isaac dies of a heart attack ...

This Week in Racing History
Michael J. Stucker

August 12
Tim Flock drives a Bill Stroppe Mercury to victory in the NASCAR stockcar race on the road course at Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, USA (1957).

August 13
Bobby Isaac dies of a heart attack caused by heat exhaustion suffered while driving in a NASCAR Late Model Sportsman event at Hickory, North Carolina, USA (1977).

August 14
Jim Clark scores his first F1 points with a third in the Portuguese Grand Prix (1960).

August 16
Dewayne "Tiny" Lund dies from injuries suffered in a crash during the NASCAR Winston Cup event at Talledega, Alabama, USA (1975).

August 17
Doc Bundy replaces Bill Adam as Bob Tullius' teammate on the Group 44 Jaguar IMSA GTP team (1983).

August 18
Drag racer Bob Glidden born (1944).

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Series History
Drivers Bob Glidden , Jim Clark , Doc Bundy , Bob Tullius , Tim Flock , Bill Adam