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Fri 08 May 1998
This Week in Racing History (April 26-May 2)

This Week in Racing History (April 26-May 2)

This Week in Racing History April 26 - Gus Hutchison born (1937). April 27 - Bob Bondurant, sportscar racer and racing school owner, born (1933). April 28 - Jeep Hampshire records first sub 8 second (7.97) quarter mile...

This Week in Racing History (April 19-25)

This Week in Racing History (April 19-25)

This Week in Racing History April 19 - NASCAR team owner Robert Yates born (1943). April 20 - Peter Schutz, who became president of Porsche in 1981, born (1930). - Willie Haupt, American GP, hillclimb, and Indy racer ...

This Week in Racing History (April 12-18)

This Week in Racing History (April 12-18)

This Week in Racing History April 12 - Ross Cheever born (1964). April 13 - Max Mosley born (1940). April 14 - Jeff Andretti born (1964). - Ronnie Bucknum dies of complications from diabetes (1992). April 15 -...

This Week in Racing History (March 29 - April 4)

This Week in Racing History (March 29 - April 4)

This Week in Racing History March 29 - Seagrave sets one mile land speed record of 203.790 mph (1927). - Chip Robinson born (1954). March 31 - Kevin Cogan born (1956). April 1 - Ford 427 Cobrajet motor debuts. Sold in...

This Week in Racing History

This Week in Racing History

This Week in Racing History March 22 - Rod Millen born (1951). - Peter Revson dies in Formula one testing crash at Kyalami, South Africa (1974). March 23 - Adrian Reynard born (1951). - Mike Hailwood dies in...

This Week in Racing History (March 15-21)

This Week in Racing History (March 15-21)

This Week in Racing History March 16 - Phil Hill makes the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine, which rates him "Sportscar Driver of the Year" (1959). - Franck Freon born (1962). March 18 - Volker Weidler born...

This Week in Racing History (March 1-7)

This Week in Racing History (March 1-7)

This Week in Racing History March 1 - NASCAR racer Dave Marcis born (1941). March 2 - Sportcar racer Nino Vacarella born (1933). - Randy Anderson sets NHRA Top Alcohol Funny Car national record of 253.73 mph at Texas ...

This Week in Racing History (February 22-28)

This Week in Racing History (February 22-28)

This Week in Racing History February 22 - F1 champion Niki Lauda born (1949). - Malcolm Campbell drives his Napier-Campbell to a One-Mile Speed record of 272.109 mph (1933). February 24 - Alain Prost, 4-time F1 ...

Four Named to IMS Hall of Fame

Four Named to IMS Hall of Fame

Indianapolis, January 29, 1998 -- In his first year of eligibility, four-time Indy 500 winner Rick Mears has been voted into motor racing's premier Hall of Fame at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Two other racing greats -- three-time Formula...

This Week in Racing History (January 18-24)

This Week in Racing History (January 18-24)

This Week in Racing History January 18 - F1 racer Gilles Villeneuve born (1950). - First FIA sanctioned Argentine Grand Prix won by Alberto Ascari driving an F2 Ferrari (1953). January 19 - Ray Harroun, first Indy...

This Week in Racing History (January 11-17)

This Week in Racing History (January 11-17)

This Week in Racing History January 11 - American John Walter Christie, free lance engineer, auto builder, and racer dies. Helped build first submarine and designed tanks used by Britain in WWII. His WC-5...

Mon 06 Apr 1998
This Week in Racing History (April 5-11)

This Week in Racing History (April 5-11)

This Week in Racing History April 5 - Ronnie Bucknum, F1 and sportscar racer, born (1936). - Hall of Fame Museum at the Indianpolis Motor Speedway opened to the public (1976). - Whitney Straight, who raced in more...

Mon 09 Mar 1998
This Week in Racing History (March 8-14)

This Week in Racing History (March 8-14)

This Week in Racing History March 8 - Touring car racer Michael Bartels born (1968). March 9 - Sportcar great Brian Redman born (1937). - David Coulthard wins the Australian Grand Prix in a Mercedes powered McLaren. ...

Mon 16 Feb 1998
This Week in Racing History (February 15-21)

This Week in Racing History (February 15-21)

This Week in Racing History February 15 - First NASCAR race held, on Daytona Beach in Florida (1948). - F1 driver Alexander Wurz born (1974). February 16 - Sportcar racer Bobby Archer born (1953). February 17 - Steve Millen...

Mon 09 Feb 1998
This Week in Racing History (February 8-14)

This Week in Racing History (February 8-14)

This Week in Racing History February 9 - Todd Parrott, NASCAR crew chief, born (1964). - Hans-Joachim Stuck dies of natural causes (1978). February 10 - "Grandpa" Eddie Hearne, Indy 500 racer and vaudeville tap ...

Mon 02 Feb 1998
This Week in Racing History (February 1-7).

This Week in Racing History (February 1-7).

This Week in Racing History February 1 - Sportscar racer Jim Pace born (1961). February 2 - IRL driver Billy Boat born (1966). February 3 - Trans-Am racer Jamie Galles born (1972). February 4 - Sportcar racer Charles Morgan born ...

Mon 26 Jan 1998
This Week in Racing History (January 25-31)

This Week in Racing History (January 25-31)

This Week in Racing History January 26 - Fred Marriott sets a Land Speed record of 127.659 mph on Ormand Beach in Florida. The car was powered by a Stanley steam engine and used an upside down Robertson canoe for...

Mon 05 Jan 1998
This Week in Racing History (January 4-10)

This Week in Racing History (January 4-10)

This Week in Racing History January 6 - Indycar racer Dick Rathman born (1926). January 7 - Massimo Sigala born (1951). January 8 - Dick LaHaie born (1942). January 9 - NASCAR stockcar driver Mark Martin born (1959). January 10 - CART...

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