This Week in Racing History (February 14-20)

This Week in Racing History February 14 - Trans-Am and Indycar racer Scott Sharp born (1968). - Cal Niday dies of heart attack (1988). February 15 - NASCAR stockcar driver Jimmy Spencer born...

This Week in Racing History

February 14 - Trans-Am and Indycar racer Scott Sharp born (1968).

- Cal Niday dies of heart attack (1988).

February 15 - NASCAR stockcar driver Jimmy Spencer born (1957).

- Paul Russo dies of natural causes (1976).

- Ferrari F310 F1 racer is unveiled. It is the first 10-cylinder Ferrari (1996).

February 16 - Ferrari F156/85 F1 racer is unveiled (1985).

February 18 - Andy Granatelli drives a supercharged Chrysler 300-F to a 1-mile speed record of 172.166 mph on the beach at Daytona, Florida, USA (1961).

- Drag racer Scott Kalitta born (1962).

February 19 - Sportscar racer Andy Wallace born (1961).

- Ferrari 641 F1 racer unveiled in Mugello, Italy (1991).

February 20 - Indycar great Bobby Unser born (1934).

- Feruccio Lamgorghini, founder of the exotic car company that bears his name, dies (1993).

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

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Drivers Andy Wallace , Jimmy Spencer , Scott Sharp , Bobby Unser , Scott Kalitta