This Week in Racing History (July 10-16)

By Michael Stucker.

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

July 10
Jim Clark drives a Lotus 33 to victory in the British Grand Prix at Silverstone (1965).

Richard Petty
Richard Petty

Photo by: Ashley Dickerson, ASP Inc.

July 11
Luigi Chinetti and Jean Lucas drive a Ferrari 166MM Barchetta to victory in the 24 Hours of Belgium at Spa-Francorchamps (1949). July 12
Richard Petty, at the wheel of a Plymouth, wins the NASCAR Grand National stock car race at Trenton, New Jersey, USA (1970).

July 13
Jochen Rindt, driving a Roy Winkelmann Racing Lotus 59, wins both heats of the F2 Flugplatzrennen at Tulin-Langenlebarn, Austria (1969).

July 14
Rudolph Carraciola wins the Belgian Grand Prix in a Mercedes-Benz W25 (1935).

July 15
Vic Elford, driving a Porsche 917/30, wins the Sudwest Pokal Interserie race at Hockenhiem, West Germany (1973).

July 16
Henri Pescarolo drives a Matra-BRM 630 to victory in the Criterium de Vitesse sports car race at Magny Cours, France (1967).

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Series Vintage
Drivers Henri Pescarolo , Vic Elford , Jim Clark , Richard Petty , Jochen Rindt
Tags carraciola, elford, history, jim clark, lotus, magny cours, matra, nascar, pesarolo, porsche, richard petty, rindt, spa, stucker