This Week in racing History (August 22-28)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com August 22 Leo Kinnunen, driving a Porsche 917 Spyder, wins the Interserie race at Keimola, Finland (1971). August 23 Former F1 racer Didier Pironi is killed in a powerboat racing ...

This Week in racing History (August 22-28)

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker
www.vintageRPM.com

August 22
Leo Kinnunen, driving a Porsche 917 Spyder, wins the Interserie race at Keimola, Finland (1971).

August 23
Former F1 racer Didier Pironi is killed in a powerboat racing accident off the Isle of Wight (1987).

August 24
Tim Schenken drives the Gelo Racing Porsche 917/10 to victory in the Interserie race at Zandvoort in the Netherlands (1975).

August 25
Michael Schumacher makes his F1 debut driving for Jordan (1991).

August 26
Don Branson drives a Watson-Offy to victory in the USAC Championship event on the dirt track at Langhorne, Pennsylvania, USA (1962).

August 27
Leo Kinnunen drives the AAW Porsche 917/10 to victory in the Interserie race Keimola, Finland (1972).

August 28
Fritz Huschke von Hanstein and Walter Baumer drive a BMW 328 to victory in the Mille Miglia road race in Italy (1940).

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