This Week in Racing History
Gianpiero Moretti and Reinhold Joest win the IMSA Daytona 250 sportscar race (1980).
CART racer Mario Dominguez born (1974).
Roger Penske drives a Ferrari 250 GTO to victory in the Tourist Trophy race at Nassau in the Bahamas (1962).
Wendell Scott, the first African-American NASCAR racer, dies of spinal cancer at age 69 (1990).
The Gazetto dello Sport announces the first Mille Miglia road race (1926).
South African sportscar racer Sarel van der Merwe born (1946).
Touring and sports car racer Manuel Reuter born (1961).