This week in Racing History (February 22-28)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker February 22 Successfull SCCA amateur racer George Constantine born (1918). February 23 The Peugeot 205 Turbo 16 4WD rally car is launched on the same day as its two-wheel-drive road version is...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

February 22
Successfull SCCA amateur racer George Constantine born (1918).

February 23
The Peugeot 205 Turbo 16 4WD rally car is launched on the same day as its two-wheel-drive road version is unveiled (1983).

February 24
Press debut of the Ferrari 250 GTO (1962).

February 25
Sportcar racer Pedro Chavez born (1965).

February 26
Mario Andretti makes his first NASCAR Daytona 500 start driving a Smokey Yunick Chevrolet (1966).

February 27
Two-time World Superbike Champion Colin Edwards born (1974).

February 28
Tony Schumacher becomes the first NHRA Top Fuel racer to break 330 mph when he runs 330.23 mph at Phoenix, Arizona, USA (1999).

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