This Week in Racing History (June 13-19)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker June 13 Felice Bonetto drives a Cisitalia to victory in the Coppa Alberto e Georgio Nuvolari in northern Italy. The event is named in honor of Tazio Nuvolari's two deceased sons (1948). June 14 Tim...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

June 13
Felice Bonetto drives a Cisitalia to victory in the Coppa Alberto e Georgio Nuvolari in northern Italy. The event is named in honor of Tazio Nuvolari's two deceased sons (1948).

June 14
Tim Richmond wins the NASCAR Winston Cup race at Pocono, Pennsylvania, USA (1987).

June 15
Michele Alboreto, Stefan Johansson, and Tom Kristiansen drive a Porsche WSC95 to victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans (1997).

June 16
Teenagers Mario and Aldo Andretti arrive in the United States with their family (1955).

June 17
Roger Penske drives a Maserati Tipo 61 "Birdcage" to victory in the SCCA National sports car event at Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, USA (1961).

June 18
Luigi Fagioli dies from injuries suffered 18 days earlier in a crash during practice for a sports car race in Monoco. He was 54 (1952).

June 19
Joe Lee Johnson wins the first World 600 NASCAR stockcar race, at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA (1960).

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Drivers Stefan Johansson , Michele Alboreto , Aldo Andretti , Roger Penske , Tim Richmond