This Week in Racing History (July 11-17)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker July 11 American Whitney Straight takes part in his first motorsport event, the Shelsley Walsh Open Hillclimb in Great Britain. He finishes third in an 1100cc Riley (1931). July 12 Nigel Mansell ...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

July 11
American Whitney Straight takes part in his first motorsport event, the Shelsley Walsh Open Hillclimb in Great Britain. He finishes third in an 1100cc Riley (1931).

July 12
Nigel Mansell drives a Williams-Honda FW11B to victory in the British Grand Prix at Silverstone, England (1987).

July 13
Doc Bundy and Andy Wallace drive a Panoz GTR-1 to victory in the PSR Exxon Supreme GT1 race at Sears Point, California, USA (1997)

July 14
Troy Bayless wins race 1 and Colin Edwards wins race 2 of the World Superbike event at Laguna Seca, California, USA (2002).

July 15
Carlo Mario Abate drives a Ferrari 250 GTO to victory in the Trophees Auvergne at Charade, France (1962).

July 16
Mario Andretti wins a pair of USAC Sprint Car races at Oswego, New York, USA, in a Ford-powered car (1967).


July 17
John Paul Jr. wins the CART Michigan 500 for his first Indy Car win (1983).

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Series History
Drivers Andy Wallace , Nigel Mansell , Mario Andretti , Colin Edwards , John Paul , Doc Bundy
Teams Williams