By Michael Stucker, www.vintageRPM.com
This Week in Racing History
Mercedes-Benz racers finish 1-2-3, Lang-Caracciola-Brauchitsch, in the Tripoli Grand Prix (1938).
Gilles Villeneuve drives a March 76B to victory in the CASC Formula Atlantic race in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (1976).
Jochen Rindt drives an F2 Brabham-Cosworth to victory in the London Trophy Race at Crystal Palace, in London, England (1964).
Niki Lauda drives a Ferrari 312T to victory in the Monaco Grand Prix (1975).
A Matra M670C driven by Jean-Pierre Jarier and Jean-Pierre Beltoise wins the 750 kilometer sports car race on the Nurburgring in West Germany (1974).
Richard Petty wins the NASCAR Winston Cup stockcar race at Dover, Delaware, USA (1984).
Leo Kinnunen, driving a Porsche 917/10, wins the Interserie Super Sports 200 race at Silverstone, England (1972).