This Week in Racing History (February 6-12)

This Week in Racing History February 6 - Semon E. "Bunkie" Knudsen becomes president of Ford (1968). - Trans-Am champion Paul Gentilozzi born (1950). - Ferrari F92A F1 car unveiled in Fiorana, Italy ...

This Week in Racing History

February 6 - Semon E. "Bunkie" Knudsen becomes president of Ford (1968).

- Trans-Am champion Paul Gentilozzi born (1950).

- Ferrari F92A F1 car unveiled in Fiorana, Italy (1992).

February 7 - Drag racer Bob Vandergrif Jr. born (1965).

- Umberto Maglioli, who gave Porsche their first overall Targa Florio win, dies at the age of 69, after a long illness, in Monza, Italy (1999).

February 9 - Racer and heir to a gold mining fortune "Grandpa" Eddie Hearne dies at age 68 (1955).

February 10 - Louise Piech, daughter of Ferdinand Porsche, mother of Volkswagen chairman Ferdinand Piech, and co- founder of Porsche Konstruktionen GmbH with her brother Ferry, dies at age 94 (1999).

February 11 - F1 and CART driver Roberto Moreno born (1959).

- Dale Jarrett is top qualifier for the Daytona 500, his first NASCAR Winston Cup pole (1995).

February 12 - Kevin Doty born (1962).

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Series History
Drivers Dale Jarrett , Roberto Moreno , Paul Gentilozzi