This Week in Racing History (July 4-10)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com July 4 Tommy Milton wins the 250 mile AAA race at Tacoma, Washington, USA, driving the Durant Special (1921). July 5 Milt Minter, at the wheel of an ARA Chevrolet Camaro, wins the...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker
www.vintageRPM.com

July 4
Tommy Milton wins the 250 mile AAA race at Tacoma, Washington, USA, driving the Durant Special (1921).

July 5
Milt Minter, at the wheel of an ARA Chevrolet Camaro, wins the SCCA Trans-Am race at Donnybrooke in Brainerd, Minnesota, USA (1970).

July 6
First race held on the Brooklands circuit in England (1907).

July 7
Juan Manuel Fangio, driving a Maserati 250F, wins the French Grand Prix at Rouen (1957).

July 8
Porsche wins their first F1 race when Dan Gurney drives the type 804 to victory in the French GP, at Rouen (1962).

July 9
Richard Petty drives a Plymouth to victory in the NASCAR Grand National stock car race at Trenton, New Jersey, USA (1967).

July 10
Giulio Alfieri, the mechanical engineer responsible for the Maserati 250F and Tipo 60/61, born in Parma, Italy (1924).

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Series History
Drivers Dan Gurney , Richard Petty , Juan Manuel Fangio , Milt Minter