Michael Stucker, Historian
This Week in Racing History
Indy Car team owner Dale Coyne born (1954).
The "Prancing Horse" logo first appears on one of Enzo Ferrari's cars (1932).
Mike Costin, one of the co-founders of Cosworth Engineering, is born (1929).
Alan Jones drives a Chevrolet-powered March 76A to victory in the SCCA F5000 Championship race at Watkins Glen, New York, USA (1976).
Jo Siffert and Brian Redman drive a Porsche 908/2 to victory in the 6 hour endurance race at Watkins Glen, New York, USA (1969).
Mark Donohue drives a the Penske Sunoco McLaren-Chevrolet to victory in the USRRC race at Watkins Glen, New York, USA (1968).
Clay Regazzoni gives Williams Grand Prix Engineering their first F1 victory when he wins the British Grand Prix at Silverstone, England (1979).