This Week in Racing History (January 14-20)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com January 14 Thomas Binford, founding member of USAC, former USAC president and Indy 500 Chief Steward, dies of cerebral hemorage in his office in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA ...

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

January 14
Thomas Binford, founding member of USAC, former USAC president and Indy 500 Chief Steward, dies of cerebral hemorage in his office in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA (1999).

January 15
Mario Andretti drives his Lotus-Cosworth to victory in the Argentine Grand Prix (1978).

January 16
Formula and endurance racer Piercarlo Ghinzani born at Riviera d"Adda, Italy (1952).

January 17
The three hour sports car race at Daytona, Florida, USA, is won by Pedro Rodriguez at the wheel of a Ferrari 250 GTO (1963).

January 18
A.J. Foyt drives a Ford Torino to victory in the NASCAR Riverside 500 stockcar race (1970).

January 19
The Ford GT70 debuts at the Brussels Salon auto show (1971).

January 20
Dennise McCluggage, racer and journalist, born in El Dorado, California, USA (1927).

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