This Week in Racing History (February 9-15)

This Week in Racing History February 10 - Marshall Teague, driving a Hudson Hornet, wins his second straight NASCAR race on the beach at Daytona Beach, Florida (1952). February 11 - John Surtees born (1934). ...

This Week in Racing History

February 10 - Marshall Teague, driving a Hudson Hornet, wins his second straight NASCAR race on the beach at Daytona Beach, Florida (1952).

February 11 - John Surtees born (1934).

- Marshall Teague drives a Hudson Hornet to his first victory in a NASCAR race on the beach of Daytona Beach, Florida (1951).

- Neil Bonnett dies in a testing crash at Daytona (1994).

February 12 - New York-to-Paris race begins in Times Square. Over five months later, the Thomas driven by Schuster, Roberts, and Williams will win the race (1908).

February 13 - Nino Farina drives a Ferrari 125 to victory in the Temporada race in Rosario, Argentina (1949).

- Jim Crawford born (1948).

February 14 - Ronnie Peterson born (1944).

- The Bob Bondurant School for High Performance Driving officially opens for business at the Orange County International Raceway, near Los Angeles, California. The school's cars consist of a Lola T70, a Formula Vee, and three Datsuns (1968).

- Rodney Orr dies in testing crash at Daytona (1994).

February 15 - Graham Hill born (1929).

- Jimmy Spencer born (1957).

Previous issues of This Week in Racing History can be found at the Motorsport News International website (http://www.motorsport.com/).

Michael Stucker | Anadrill Schlumberger, Sugar Land, Texas stucker@sugar-land.anadrill.slb.com | Definately not Anadrill's opinion. Copyright Michael J. Stucker 1996 Give me ambiguity or give me something else.

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Series General
Drivers Jimmy Spencer , Bob Bondurant , John Surtees , Graham Hill , Jim Crawford , Ronnie Peterson
Teams Williams