By Michael Stucker, www.vintageRPM.com
This Week in Racing History
Arthur Rosenhammer drives an EMW R3/55 to victory in the 1.5-liter sports car race during the Liepzig City Park races in East Germany (1955).
The USAC Road Racing Championship race at Lime Rock, Connecticut, USA, is won by George Constantine in an Aston Martin DBR2 (1959).
Alex Zanardi drives a Reynard-Honda to victory in the CART ITT Automotive Grand Prix of Detroit, Michigan (1998).
Italian racing legend Giuseppe Campari is born in Lodi (1892).
Jim Clark wins the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps in a Lotus 25 (1963).
Henri Pescarolo and Gerard Larrousse, driving a Matra M670B, win the 24 Hours of Le Mans (1973).
Hermann Lang drives a Mercedes-Benz to victory in the Kahlenberg Mountain race in Austria (1939).