This Week in Racing History (June 13-19)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com June 13 Mike Mosley drives a Drake-Offenhauser-powered Eagle to victory in the USAC Championship race at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA (1976). June 14 John Woolfe is killed when the...

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

June 13
Mike Mosley drives a Drake-Offenhauser-powered Eagle to victory in the USAC Championship race at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA (1976).

June 14
John Woolfe is killed when the Porsche 917 he is driving crashes on the first lap of the 24 Hours of Le Mans (1969).

June 15
Bobby Brown drives a Cobra to victory in the SCCA A Production National race at Lime Rock, Connecticut, USA (1963).

June 16
Driving a Roy Winkelmann Racing Brabham BT23C, Jochen Rindt wins the Rhein-Pokairennen F2 race at Hockenheim, West Germany (1968).

June 17
Enzo Ferrari drives an Alfa Romeo to victory in a race in Ravenna, Italy. It is Ferrari's first race victory (1923).

June 18
Klaus Ludwig, Paolo Barilla, and "John Winter" drive a Joest Porsche 956 to victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans (1985).

June 19
Three-time European Grand Prix Champion Rudolph Caracciola marries Alice "Baby" Hoffman (1936).

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Series History
Drivers Klaus Ludwig , John Winter , Bobby Brown , Paolo Barilla , Jochen Rindt