This Week in Racing History (June 5-11)

By Michael Stucker, www.vintageRPM.com

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

www.vintageRPM.com

June 5
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).

June 6
The USAC Road Racing Championship race at Lime Rock, Connecticut, USA, is won by George Constantine in an Aston Martin DBR2 (1959).

Alex Zanardi
Alex Zanardi

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June 7
Alex Zanardi drives a Reynard-Honda to victory in the CART ITT Automotive Grand Prix of Detroit, Michigan (1998).

June 8
Italian racing legend Giuseppe Campari is born in Lodi (1892).

June 9
Jim Clark wins the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps in a Lotus 25 (1963).

June 10
Henri Pescarolo and Gerard Larrousse, driving a Matra M670B, win the 24 Hours of Le Mans (1973).

June 11
Hermann Lang drives a Mercedes-Benz to victory in the Kahlenberg Mountain race in Austria (1939).

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Drivers Henri Pescarolo , Alex Zanardi , Jim Clark , Gerard Larrousse
Tags campari, jim clark, pescarolo, rosenhammer, zanardi.mike stucker