The Women’s Global GT race at Portland, Oregon, is won by Sara Senske in a Panoz Esperante GT (1999).
Tony Brooks wins the German Grand Prix on the Avus circuit in Berlin driving a Ferrari 246 (1959).
Ernesto “Tito” Brambilla, Italian motorcycle and formula car racer and brother of Vittorio Brambilla, dies at age 86 (2020).
Drag racer Bill “Grumpy” Jenkins’ racecar hauler, with racecar, is stolen out of an IHOP restaurant parking lot. The truck is recovered later in the day, but the stripped Pro Stock Chevrolet Vega is not found until two days later (1973).
Jeff Gordon wins the inaugural NASCAR Brick Yard 400 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (1994).
Julian Bailey and Jamie Campbell-Walter drive a Lister Storm GTL to victory in the first of two British GT races at Donington, England (1999).
Julian Bailey and Jamie Campbell-Walter drive a Lister Storm GTL to victory in the second of two British GT races at Donington, England (1999).
Phil Hill and Maurice Trintignant drive a Ferrari 290MM to victory in the Swedish Grand Prix for sports cars at Kristianstad. Ferrari clinches the World Sports Car Championship (1956).
Tim Richmond, NASCAR driver and 1980 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year, dies of complications from AIDS at age 34 (1989).
Mark Donohue drives a Penske AMC Javelin to an SCCA Trans-Am race win at Watkins Glen, New York (1971).
The Austrian Grand Prix at Zeltweg is won by Jackie Ickx in a Ferrari 312B (1970).
Antonio Fassina and Mauro Mannini guide a Lancia Stratos to victory in the European Rally Championship Volta á Madeira Rally in Portugal (1979).
Mechanic, McLaren race team coordinator, and author Jo Ramirez is born (1941).
Mike Thackwell and Henri Pescarolo win the 1000km World Endurance Championship race on the Nürburgring in a Sauber C8 Mercedes (1986).
Dario Franchitti wins the CART race at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal, Quebec, Canada (2002).
Mario Andretti pilots the Dean Van Lines Brawner/Brabham-Ford to victory in the 200 mile USAC Championship race in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (1966).
Hans Stuck wins the Grossglockner mountain climb in Germany driving an Auto Union (1938).
Jackie Ickx wins the F2 race on the Salzburgring in West Germany driving a BMW 270 (1970).
Bruce McLaren and Denny Hulme finish 1-2 in their Team McLaren M8B-Chevrolets in the Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, Can-Am race (1969).