This Week in Racing History (June 6-12)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com June 6 Paul Tracy wins the CART Miller Lite 200 on the Milwaukee Mile in West Allis, Wisconsin, USA (1999). June 7 Stirling Moss and Jack Fairman drive an Aston Martin to victory...

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

June 6
Paul Tracy wins the CART Miller Lite 200 on the Milwaukee Mile in West Allis, Wisconsin, USA (1999).

June 7
Stirling Moss and Jack Fairman drive an Aston Martin to victory in the 1000km race on the Nurburgring in West Germany (1959).

June 8
Niki Lauda wins the Swedish Grand Prix at Anderstorp driving a Ferrari 312T (1975).

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

June 10
Dario Resta drives a Peugeot to victory in the AAA championship race at Chicago Speedway in Illinois (1916).

June 11
Giuseppe Campari, driving a Maserati 8C 2800, scores his final Grand Prix win with a victory in the French GP at Montlhery (1933).

June 12
Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt, driving a Ford MkIV, become the first Americans to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans in an American car. Gurney also inadvertently creates the podium champagne shower when he pops the top on his victory champagne bottle and it sprays everyone around (1967).

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Series History
Drivers Paul Tracy , Dan Gurney , Jim Clark , Niki Lauda , Stirling Moss , A.J. Foyt