Old “999” sets a land speed record with Henry Ford at the wheel (Ford and Oldfield pictured above) (1904).
2 The first South Africa Grand Prix, held on the Kyalami track near Johannesburg, is won by Pedro Rodriguez at the wheel of a Cooper-Maserati (1967).
5 Trevers Walkett, one of four brothers who formed Ginetta Cars, dies at age 76 (2000).
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