This Week in Racing History (February 18-24)

This Week in Racing History Michael J. Stucker February 18 Derick Cope wins the Daytona 500 stockcar race in Daytona, Florida, USA (1990). February 19 The Indianapolis Motor Speedway offices move from 510 North Capital Avenue to 729 ...

This Week in Racing History
Michael J. Stucker

February 18
Derick Cope wins the Daytona 500 stockcar race in Daytona, Florida, USA (1990).

February 19
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway offices move from 510 North Capital Avenue to 729 North Capital Avenue in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA (1949).


Sportscar racer Andy Wallace born (1961).

February 20
Sportscar racer Tim Lee-Davey born (1955).


Ferruccio Lamborghini, who founded the auto company that bears his name, dies (1993).

February 21
Can-Am and F1 racer Peter Gethin born (1940).

February 22
Malcolm Campbell sets a Land Speed Record of 272.46 mph on the beach at Daytona, Florida, USA (1933).

February 23
NASCAR holds its final race on the beach at Daytona, Florida, USA. The race is won by Paul Goldsmith (1958).


Sportscar racer Justin Bell, the son of Derek Bell, born (1968).

February 24
Malcolm Campbell sets a Land Speed Record of 253.97 mph in his Bluebird on the sand of Daytona Beach, Florida, USA (1932).


Australian ralliest and touring car racer Colin Bond born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (1942).

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Series History
Drivers Andy Wallace , Justin Bell , Tim Lee-Davey , Peter Gethin