This Week in Racing History (February 6-12)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker February 6 Warwick Brown drives a Lola T430 to victory in the F5000 Australian Grand Prix at Oran Park in Sydney (1977). February 7 Bruce McLaren drives a Cooper-Climax to victory in the Argentine ...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

February 6
Warwick Brown drives a Lola T430 to victory in the F5000 Australian Grand Prix at Oran Park in Sydney (1977).

February 7
Bruce McLaren drives a Cooper-Climax to victory in the Argentine Grand Prix at Buenos Aires (1960).

February 8
Revised Ferrari GTO granted homologation by FIA (1964).

February 9
American motorcycle road racer Jason DiSalvo born (1984).

February 10
Marshall Teague, driving a Hudson Hornet, wins his second straight NASCAR race on the beach at Daytona Beach, Florida, USA (1952).

February 11
Trojan-built McLaren M1C #70-09 is sold to Ford of Argentina. Unfortunately, the car will not be allowed to race in the series intended because it was not produced in Argentina (1971).

February 12
The first issue of "National Dragster", the official National Hot Rod Association magazine, is published (1960).

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