This Week in Racing History (August 19-25)

This Week in Racing History Michael J. Stucker August 19 Sportscar driver Oscar Larrauri born (1954). August 20 Bobby Rahal wins Canadian Formula Atlantic race at Mosport, Ontario (1976). August 21 Donnie Allison finishes 35th in his final...

This Week in Racing History
Michael J. Stucker

August 19
Sportscar driver Oscar Larrauri born (1954).

August 20
Bobby Rahal wins Canadian Formula Atlantic race at Mosport, Ontario (1976).

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

August 22
The Group 44 Jaguar GTP debuts in the IMSA Pabst 500 at Road America, in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, USA. Bob Tullius and Bill Adam finish third in the car (1982).

August 23
Former NHRA Top Fuel racer Lori Johns Angel gives birth to daughter Montgomery Jett (2000).

August 24
Sterling Moss drives a Vanwall to victory in the Potuguese Grand Prix at Porto (1958).

August 25
The magazine "Autosport" debuts in the UK (1950).

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Series History
Drivers Bobby Rahal , Donnie Allison , Bob Tullius , Oscar Larrauri , Bill Adam , Lori Johns