1 – Final Can-Am race for Chaparral. Vic Elford starts the 2J on pole at Riverside, California, but his race ends after 5 laps, with engine failure. Denny Hulme drives a Team McLaren M8D-Chevrolet to the win (1970).
3 – First F1 Australian Grand Prix is held. Keke Rosberg drives a Willians-Honda to victory on the Adelaide street circuit (1985).
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