Walter Baumer and Huschke von Hanstein drive a BMW 328 Touring Coupe to victory in the Grand Prix of Brescia (Mille Miglia) in Italy. With other team cars finishing 3rd, 5th, and 6th, the BMW team entered under the 1st SS Reitersturm Berlin also wins the team award (1940).
2 Three-time Formula One World Champion Jack Brabham is born (1926). 3 Pierro Taruffi drives a Ferrari Tipo 118 to victory in the 671-mile Tour of Sicily (1955). 4 Ray Bellm and James Weaver drive a Gulf McLaren F1 GTR to victory in the 4-hour sports car race at Jarama, Spain (1996). 5 Alex Zanardi drives a Reynard-Honda to victory in the CART race in Long Beach, California (1998). 6 Ronnie Peterson drives a Tecno to victory in the F3…
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