By Michael Stucker, www.vintageRPM.com
This Week in Racing History
The Monaco F3 race is won by Peter Revson in a Ron Harris Lotus 35. The race is also the first F3 appearance for Matra (1965).
Johnny Rutherford drives a McLaren to victory in the rain-shortened Indianapolis 500. The race is the shortest 500 in history at only 225 miles. It is also the last Indy 500 win for an Offenhauser-powered car (1976).
Dany Snobeck drives an Alfa Romeo GTV-6 to victory in the production saloon race at Pau, France (1982).
Jo Siffert and Brian Redman, sharing a Porsche 908 Spyder, win the 1000 kilometer sports car race on the Nurburgring in West Germany (1969).
Paul Tracy wins the CART Miller Lite 250 on the Milwaukee Mile in West Allis, Wisconsin, USA (2002).
Leo Kinnunen wins the Interserie race on the Norisring in West Germany driving the AAW Porsche 917/10 (1973).
The SCCA L&M Continental F5000 race at Edmonton International Speedway in Alberta, Canada, is won by David Hobbs at the wheel of a Chevrolet-powered Lola T300 (1972).