This Week in Racing History (January 14-20)

This Week in Racing History Michael J. Stucker 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...

This Week in Racing History
Michael J. Stucker

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
Anthony Joseph "A.J." Foyt, 4-time Indianapolis 500 winner, is born in Houston, Texas, USA (1935).

January 17
Carl Forberg, midget driver, midget and sprint car owner, and Duane "Poncho" Carter's father-in- law, dies in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA (2000).

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

January 19
Ray Harroun, the winner of the first Indianapolis 500, dies in Anderson, Indiana, USA (1968).

January 20
CSI inspectors view the 25 complete (or parts to complete) Ferrari 512s needed to homologate the car for endurance racing (1970).

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