This Week In Racing History (May22-28)

By Michael Stucker,

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

May 22
Jackie Stewart drives a BRM to victory in the Monaco Grand Prix (1966).

May 23
Willi Kauhsen destroys a Porsche 917 while testing it at Volkswagen's high-speed test track in Wolfsburg, West Germany (1970).

May 24
Tazio Nuvolari takes over Giuseppe Campari's and Attilio Marinoni's Alfa Romeo 8C and wins the Grand Prix of Italy at Monza (1931).

Sir Jackie Stewart, 2010
Sir Jackie Stewart, 2010

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May 25
Mechanic, crew chief, and innovator Smokey Yunick born in Maryville, Tennessee, USA (1923).

May 26
Luigi Fagioli drives a Mercedes-Benz to victory in the Avus race in Germany (1935).

May 27
Peter and Michael Greenfield give Tiga their first IMSA Camel Lites victory, at Limerock, Connecticut, USA (1985).

May 28
Charlie Collier rides a JAP-powered Matchless to victory in the first motorcycle TT held on the Isle of Man (1907).

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Series History
Drivers Jackie Stewart , Michael Green , Tazio Nuvolari
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