This month in

1994

Michael Schumacher stretches his Formula One points lead to 33 by dominating the Canadian GP in his Benetton-Ford (above). Yannick Dalmas, Hurley Haywood and Mauro Baldi secure the Le Mans 24 Hours in a Dauer Porsche 962 GT LM.

1984

Ayrton Senna almost wins the Monaco GP --- but loses out as rain stops play. The Toleman passes Alain Proses McLaren but it proves a lap too late. Henri Pescarolo claims his fourth Le Mans win, sharing aJoest Porsche with Klaus Ludwig (above).

1974

Jody Scheckter scores a lights-to-flag victory in the Swedish GP (above). His Tyrrell team-mate Patrick Depailler, who starts from pole, is second after Ronnie Peterson's Lotus retires. Henri Pescarolo and Matra complete a hat trick of Le Mans wins.

1954

Ferrari's Froilán González and Maurice Trintignant beat Jaguar's new D-type to victory at Le Mans. Juan Manuel Fangio wins the Belgian GP at Spa in a Maserati 250F (above). Stirling Moss claims the Aintree 200 at the venue's first motor race meeting.

1929

Woolf Bamato and Tim Birkin win Le Mans in a Bentley Speed Six, averaging 73.62mph as the British make scores a 1-2-3-4. Bentley is on top at the end of the month too, when Barnato and Jack Dunfee claim the Brooklands Six Hours (above).