This Week in Racing History (January 20-26)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com January 20 National Hot Rod Association president Tom Compton born (1959). January 21 NHRA Pro Stock drag racer Max Naylor born (1953). January 22 Porsche 959s finish first ...

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

January 20
National Hot Rod Association president Tom Compton born (1959).

January 21
NHRA Pro Stock drag racer Max Naylor born (1953).

January 22
Porsche 959s finish first (Metge/Lemoyne), second (Ickx/Brasseur), and sixth (Kussmaul/Unger) in the Paris-Dakar Rally (1986).

January 23
Indianapolis and Pikes Peak racer John Mauro dies at age 91 (2003).

January 24
Ken Miles drives the R-1, an MG special he built, to victory in the Desert Trophy Race at Palm Springs, California, USA (1954).

January 25
The Ford Motor Company of Australia withdraws from motor racing (1974).

January 26
Roscoe Sarles drives a Miller-powered Roamer to victory at Ascot in Los Angelos, California, USA (1919).

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