This Week in Racing History
F1 champion and Le Mans winner Graham Hill born (1929).
A Ferrari 250 GTO driven by Phil Hill and Pedro Rodriguez wins the Daytona Continental 2000 KM race in Daytona, Florida, USA (1964).
Sportscar and rally driver Steve Millen born (1953).
Richard Petty wins his sixth NASCAR Daytona 500 stockcar race (1979).
Peter Brock wins the Australina Touring Car Race at Sandown, Australia (1984).
Sportscar racer John Fitch is shot down while flying a P51 Mustang fighter plane during World War II (1945).
F1 and Can-Am racer Peter Gethin born (1940).