This Week in Racing History (August 19-25)

Michael Stucker, Historian

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

August 19
Brian Redman wins the SCCA L&M F5000 feature race at Road Atlanta in Brazelton, Georgia, USA (1973).

Brian Redman
Brian Redman

Photo by: Bob Heathcote

August 20
Stirling Moss, driving a Ferrari 250GT SWB, wins the 3-hour Tourist Trophy race at Goodwood, England (1960).

August 21
Donnie Allison finishes 35th in his final NASCAR stockcar race (1988).

August 22
J.J. Lehto and Marco Werner drive an Audi R8 to victory in the ALMS race at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, USA (2004).

August 23
Alberto Ascari wins the Swiss Grand Prix at Bremgarten driving a Ferrari 500 (1953).

August 24
Alex Zanardi drives a BMW to victory in a round of the World Touring Car Championship four years after losing both of his legs in a racing accident (2005).

August 25
Dennis Firestone wins the first of two Formula Super Vee races held at the St. Paul Fairgrounds in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, driving a March 79V (1979).

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Series History
Drivers J.J. Lehto , Alex Zanardi , Alberto Ascari , Marco Werner , Brian Redman , Stirling Moss , Donnie Allison , Bob Heath
Article type Special feature
Tags allison, alms, audi, bmw, elkhart latke.ascari, firestone, gerrari, goodwood, history, lehto, moss, nascar, redman, road america, road atlanta, scca, stucker, touring, wener, zanardi