This week in racing history (1997-02-23)

This Week in Racing History Mike Stucker February 23 FIA created in Paris, France (1946). February 24 Drag racer Connie Kalitta born (1938). Ferrari 250 GTO debuts at annual Ferrari press conference (1962). February 25 F1 driver Francois...

This Week in Racing History Mike Stucker

February 23
FIA created in Paris, France (1946).

February 24
Drag racer Connie Kalitta born (1938).


Ferrari 250 GTO debuts at annual Ferrari press conference (1962).

February 25
F1 driver Francois Cevert born (1939).


Jean Todt born (1946).

February 26
The Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) is incorporated in Boston by seven sports car enthusiasts (1944).

February 27
Peter Revson born (1939).

February 28
Indy 500 winner and F1 champion Mario Andretti born in Italy (1940).


Timmy Mayer dies during Tasman series race at Longford, Tasmania (1964).

Be part of something big

Write a comment
Show comments
About this article
Series History
Drivers Mario Andretti , Connie Kalitta , Jean Todt , François Cévert , Peter Revson