This Week in Racing History (February 7-13)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com 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 ...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker
www.vintageRPM.com

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
Jimmy Bryant, driving a Mercury, wins the USAC stock car race on the dirt track at the Arizona State Fairgrounds in Phoenix, Arizona, USA (1958).

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
Fred Offenhauser, of Offenhauser engine fame, born in Los Angeles, California (1888).

February 12
Louis Klemantaski, famed racing photographer, born in Manchuria (1912).

February 13
Nino Farina drives a Ferrari 125 to victory in the Temporada race in Rosario, Argentina (1949).

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