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This Week in Racing History (August 6-12)

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This Week in Racing History (August 6-12)
Aug 6, 2006, 9:25 PM

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker August 6 David Piper drives a Ferrari 250LM to victory in the 10-lap GT race at Crystal Palace in England (1966). August 7 NASCAR crew chief Steve Loyd born (1948). August 8 Ludovico Scarfiotti, ...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

August 6
David Piper drives a Ferrari 250LM to victory in the 10-lap GT race at Crystal Palace in England (1966).

August 7
NASCAR crew chief Steve Loyd born (1948).

August 8
Ludovico Scarfiotti, driving a Ferrari 206S, wins the sports prototype Black Forest Hillclimb at Schauinsland, Germany. The Up-to-2-Liter class is won by Gerhard Mitter in a Porsche Bergspyder (1965).

August 9
Nelson Piquet, driving a Williams-Honda FW11B, wins the Hungarian Grand Prix on the Hungaroring (1987).

August 10
Keith Duckworth, who founded Cosworth Engineering with Mike Costin, born in Blackburn, Lancashire, England (1933).

August 11
The TWR Jaguar XJR-6 makes its race debut in the 1000 km World Endurance Championship race at Mosport, Ontario, Canada. Manfred Winklehock is fatally injured in the crash of his 962 during the race which is won by Derek Bell and Hans Stuck driving a Rothmans Porsche 962 (1985).

August 12
The first hillclimb event is held at Shelsley Walsh in England. Fastest time (77.6 seconds) is set by Ernest Instone in a Daimler, but the winner, based on a weight/speed formula, is G. Patterson in a De Dion Bouton (1905).

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Series Vintage
Drivers David Piper , Nelson Piquet , Derek Bell
Teams Williams