People in this week in racing history include: jo Siffert, Benny Parsons, Peter Brock, Patsy Burt, Don Sesslar, Nigel Mansell and Enzo Ferrari
This Week in Racing History
Swiss sports car and F1 racer Jo Siffert is born in Freiburg (1936).
Benny Parsons wins the NASCAR Winston Cup Talladega 500 in a Dodge Charger (1973).
Peter Brock drives a Ford Sierra to victory in the ATCC Group A race at Oran Park, New South Wales, Australia (1989).
Patsy Burt, the first woman to win the Brighton Speed Trials and the RAC National Sprint Championship, born in Chelsea, London, England (1928).
The B Production race during the SCCA National event at Mid-Ohio is won by Don Sesslar, driving the Sports Car Forum Sunbeam Tiger (1965).
Nigel Mansell drives a Williams-Honda FW11B to victory in the British Grand Prix at Silverstone, England (1987).
Enzo Ferrari, with mechanic Eugenio Siena, drives an Alfa Romeo RLSS to victory in the first Coppa Acerbo road race (1924).