Events on this day
Interesting and notable events from the history of motor sport.
The first motor race in America takes place. Six cars travelled 55 miles. The winning car averages 7 mph.
The Angolan Grand Prix for sports cars is won by David Piper in a Ferrari 365P2.
Ted Field and Danny Ongais drove a Chevrolet-powered Lola T600 to victory in the IMSA three-hour race at Daytona, Florida
Henri TOIVONEN / Neil WILSON won RAC Rally with a Lancia Delta S4.
Carlos SAINZ / Luis MOYA won RAC Rally with a Toyota Celica GT-Four.