This Week in Racing History (February 11-17)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com February 11 F1 World Champion Alan Jones born in Melbourne, Australia (1946). February 12 Dan Gurney wins the Formula Libre race on the airfield at Ballarat, Australia, driving a...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker
www.vintageRPM.com

February 11
F1 World Champion Alan Jones born in Melbourne, Australia (1946).

February 12
Dan Gurney wins the Formula Libre race on the airfield at Ballarat, Australia, driving a BRM P48 F1 car. Graham Hill's second place makes it a BRM 1-2 finish (1961).

February 13
NASCAR team crew chief Donnie Wingo born (1960).

February 14
While his father cheers him on from the TV booth, Dale Jarrett wins the Daytona 500 NASCAR stock car race in Daytona Beach, Florida, USA (1993).

February 15
Vincenzo Lancia, racer and founder of the Lancia automobile company, dies of a heart attack at the age of 55 (1937).

February 16
Benny Parsons wins the NASCAR Daytona 500 stock car race in (1975).

February 17
The three-hour Daytona Continental, run at Daytona Beach, Florida, USA, is won by Pedro Rodriguez in a Ferrari 250 GTO (1963).

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