Events on this day
Interesting and notable events from the history of motor sport.
An order is placed for a Porsche 356A, which ends up being chassis 100017, a car Jim Clark will later race.
Hertz Rent-A-Car orders 800 Mustang GT350Hs, their second order of these cars from Shelby American.
Ayrton Senna tested a Penske Indycar at Firebird International Raceway in Phoenix, Arizona.