This Week in Racing History (February 24-March 2)

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People in this week in racing history include: Steve Parrish, Cale Yarborough, Ray Bellm, Maurizio Sandro Sala, Dario Resta, Eric Bachelart, Glenn Seton,A.J. Foyt, Wally Dallenbach

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

www.vintageRPM.com

February 24
Steve Parrish, motorcycle racer, 5-time European truck racing champion, and TV announcer, born in Royston, Hertfordshire, England (1954).

A.J. Foyt
A.J. Foyt

Photo by: Eric Gilbert

February 25
Cale Yarborough beats LeeRoy Yarbrough by one second to win the Daytona 500 NASCAR stock car race (1968).

February 26
Ray Bellm and Maurizio Sandro Sala win the 4 Hours of Jerez, Spain, driving a Gulf McLaren F1 GTR (1995).

February 27
Dario Resta, driving a Peugeot EX3, wins the American Grand Prize race through the streets of San Francisco, California (1915).

February 28
Eric Bachelart, 1991 Indy Light champion and owner of Conquest Racing, is born (1961).

March 1
Glenn Seton drives a Nissan Skyline to victory in the Australian Touring Car race at Calder Park in Victoria, Australia (1987).

March 2
A.J. Foyt, driving a Coyote-Foyt, and Wally Dallenbach, driving a Drake-Offenhauser powered Eagle, win the two heats of the California 500 at Ontario Motor Speedway in Ontario, California, USA (1975).

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