Jim Hurtubise wins the Sacramento 100 on the dirt track in Sacramento, California (1959).
Photo: Bob Tronolone
1 Sarah Fisher, the first woman to compete in the Indy Racing League, is born (1980).
2 The first road races are held through the streets of Watkins Glen, New York. They are also the first post-WWII races held in the United States and the first SCCA-sanctioned road races. Frank Griswold, driving an Alfa Romeo 2900B, wins both races, the Grand Prix and the Junior Prix (1948).
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