This Week in Racing History (January 4-10)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com January 4 Denny Hulme, driving a Brabham BT4, wins the first Tasman Series race, held at Levin, New Zealand (1964). January 5 Trevers Walkett, one of four brothers who formed...

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

January 4
Denny Hulme, driving a Brabham BT4, wins the first Tasman Series race, held at Levin, New Zealand (1964).

January 5
Trevers Walkett, one of four brothers who formed Ginetta Cars, dies at age 76 (2000).

January 6
Chris Amon, driving a Ferrari 246T, wins the Tasman Cup New Zealand Grand Prix in Pukekohe (1968).

January 7
Famed Indianapolis roadster builder Quinn Epperly dies at the age of 87 (2001).

January 8
Bill Lipkey organizes USAC's first auto race, after USAC took over race sanctioning from AAA, when he presents a Midget race at the Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA (1956).

January 9
Ronnie Peterson and Tim Schenken drive a Ferrari 312PB to victory in the 1000K World Championship for Makes endurance race at Buenos Aires, Argentina (1972).

January 10
1959 and 1962 Indy 500 champion Rodger Ward born in Beloit, Kansas, USA (1921).

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