Events on this day
Interesting and notable events from the history of motor sport.
Wally Scott won the Signal Hill hillclimb at Dunedin with a Vauxhall Prince Henry.
Renato Balestrero won the Apuano Circuit at Carrera (Italy) with a OM 665.
Jean Chassagne won the 6th Hill Climb of Gometz-Le-Chatel (near Paris) with a Talbot 1.5 liter.
Colin McRae won the RAC Rally to secure the World Rally Drivers title, the first by a Brittish driver.