1 – “Big Daddy” Don Garlits becomes the first drag racer to run the ¼–mile at over 200 mph. He drives his Swamp Rat dragster to 201.34 mph at Island Dragway in New Jersey, (1964).
3 – Giuseppe Campari gives Alfa Romeo their first GP win when he drives a P2 to victory in the Grand Prix of France and Europe at Lyon (1924).
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