Works Nissan 300ZX (above) dominates Daytona 24 Hours, winning by 24 laps. Thomas Radstrom wins the Swedish Rally and Formula One testing hots up, with Michael Schumacher’s Benetton B194 and Ayrton Senna’s new Willicuns FWI6 to the fore.
Stig Blomqvist (above) wins the Swedish Rally. Fellow Audi Qrattro drivers Michèle Mouton and Per Eklund are second and third. Porsche’s 962 makes its debut in the Daytona 24 Hours. It retires and a Porsche-powered March 83G wins the race.
Peter Gethin (above) wins the Tasman Series in the Team YDS Formula 5000 Chevron B24. Emerson Fittipaldi completes a Brazilian Fl double with victory in the non-championship race at Brasilia. Tapio Rainio wins the Arctic Rally in a Saab V4.
Mercedes unveils one of the weapons in its grand prix comeback – the WI96 streamliner (above). Maurice Trintignant wins the Buenos Aires Grand Prix for Ferrari after the last-lap retirement of team-mate Mike Hawthorn with conrod failure.
Bugatti and Austro-Daimler take to the snow for a race at Garmisch Partenkirchen in Austria (above). Louis Chiron gets snow ploughed cff the Brickyard; he is at Indianapolis to try out various American cars in preparation for an assault on the Indy 500