This Week in Racing History (February 8-14)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com February 8 Revised Ferrari GTO granted homologation by FIA (1964). February 9 Carl Fisher, James Allison, Arthur Newby, and Frank Wheeler form the Indianapolis Motor Speedway ...

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

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

February 9
Carl Fisher, James Allison, Arthur Newby, and Frank Wheeler form the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corporation (1909).

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
Adolph Hitler announces that the German government will fund the building of a national racing car (1933).

February 12
Moto Kitano rides a Honda to victory in the FIM 250cc motorcycle GP at Daytona, Florida, USA. Mike Hailwood is second on a Mondial (1961).

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

February 14
Bobby Allison wins the NASCAR Daytona 500 stock car race (1982).

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