This Week in racing History (February 16-22)

This Week in Racing History February 16 - Grand Prix driver Jean Behra born (1921). - Bobby Archer born (1953). February 17 - Steve Millen born (1953). February 18 - Enzo Ferrari born in Modena, Italy (1898). -...

This Week in Racing History

February 16 - Grand Prix driver Jean Behra born (1921).

- Bobby Archer born (1953).

February 17 - Steve Millen born (1953).

February 18 - Enzo Ferrari born in Modena, Italy (1898).

- Drag racer Scott Kalitta born (1962).

February 19 - Ferrari 250LM officially homologated by FIA into GT catagory (1966).

- IMSA and IRL driver John Paul Jr. born (1960).

February 20 - Two-time Indy 500 winner Bobby Unser born (1934).

- CART and NASCAR team owner Roger Penske born (1937).

- Gianpiero Moretti, founder of Momo company and IMSA racer, born in Italy (1940).

February 21 - Can-Am and Formula One driver Peter Gethin born (1940).

February 22 - Grand Prix champion Nicki Lauda born (1949).

- Pete Hamilton drives Petty Enterprises Plymouth Superbird to victory in the Daytona 500. First NASCAR win for the Superbird (1970).

Previous issues of This Week in Racing History can be found at the Motorsport News International website (http://www.motorsport.com/).

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Series General
Drivers Bobby Unser , Scott Kalitta , Bobby Archer , John Paul , Roger Penske , Steve Millen , Gianpiero Moretti , Peter Gethin