This week in racing history (May 26-June 1)

People in this week in racing history include: Al Holbert, Ken Miles, Jakie Ickx, Georges Filipinetti, Brian Redman, Jo Siffert, Stirling Moss, Roger Ward, George Follmer, Chuck Daigh

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

May 26
Al Holbert and Ken Miles drive a Porsche to victory in the USRRC race at Corry Field in Pensacola, Florida, USA (1963).

Lotus 18
Lotus 18

Photo by: Lucien Harmegnies

May 27
Jackie Ickx and Brian Redman win the 1000 km World Championship of Makes race on the Nurburgring in West Germany driving a Ferrari 312PB (1973).

May 28
Jo Siffert leaves Scuderia Filipinetti after disagreements with Georges Filipinetti (1963).

May 29
Stirling Moss wins the Monaco Grand Prix in a Climax-powered Rob Walker Lotus 18. First Grand Prix win for Lotus (1960).

May 30
Roger Ward wins his first of two Indianapolis 500s (1959).

May 31
George Follmer drives a Ford Mustang to victory in the SCCA Trans-Am race at Bryar Motorsports Park in Louden, New Hampshire, USA (1970).

June 1
Chuck Daigh, driving a Lotus 19-Climax, wins both heats of the Player's 200 sports car race at Mosport, Ontario, Canada (1963).

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Series Vintage
Drivers George Follmer , Ken Miles , Al Holbert , Brian Redman , Stirling Moss , Chuck Daigh
Article type Special feature
Tags daigh, filipinetti, follmer, history, holbert, ickx, miles, moss, redman, siffert, ward