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

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

January 26
Paul Newman, actor, racer, and part owner of Newman-Haas Racing, is born (1924).

January 27
1972 Can-Am and Trans-Am champion George Follmer born (1934).

January 28
Emerson Fittipaldi wins the Argentine Grand Prix at Buenos Aires driving a John Player Lotus 72-Cosworth (1973).

January 29
Sportscar and vintage racer Robert Hoe Fergus dies (1999).

January 30
Racer and journalist Paul Frere born in Le Havre, France (1917).

January 31
Ralliest and Australian Touring Car racer George Fury born in Hungary (1945).