This Week in Racing History (February 23-March 1)

This Week in Racing History Michael J. Stucker February 23 Sportscar racer Peter Kox born (1964). February 24 Lance Reventlow, heir to the Woolworth fortune and builder of Scarab race cars, born in London, England (1936). February 25 Jake De...

This Week in Racing History
Michael J. Stucker

February 23
Sportscar racer Peter Kox born (1964).

February 24
Lance Reventlow, heir to the Woolworth fortune and builder of Scarab race cars, born in London, England (1936).

February 25
Jake De Rosier dies from injuries suffered in a motorcycle match race a year earlier (1913).

February 26
Sprint car driver Donny Goeden born (1964).

February 27
Dario Resta drives a Peugeot to victory in the American Grand Prize race in San Francisco, California, USA (1915).

February 28
The Beverly Hills race track in California, USA, opens. Jimmy Murphy wins the 250 mile race there in a Dusenburg (1920).

March 1
Jackie Stewart drives a Matra MS10-Ford to victory in the South African Grand Prix at Kyalami (1969).

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Series History
Drivers Jackie Stewart , Peter Kox , Jimmy Murphy