This Week in Racing History (February 8-14)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker February 8 Revised Ferrari 250 GTO granted homologation by the FIA (1964). February 9 Open-wheel racer Joel Camathias born in Lugano, Switzerland (1981). February 10 Indy 500 racer, vaudeville tap...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

February 8
Revised Ferrari 250 GTO granted homologation by the FIA (1964).

February 9
Open-wheel racer Joel Camathias born in Lugano, Switzerland (1981).

February 10
Indy 500 racer, vaudeville tap dancer, and heir to a gold mining fortune, "Grandpa" Eddie Hearne dies (1955).

February 11
Open-wheel racer Roberto Moreno born (1959).

February 12
Ken Schrader wins NASCAR's non-points Busch Clash race at Daytona, Florida, USA (1989).

February 13
Open-wheel racer Jim Crawford born in Scotland (1948).

February 14
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).

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Series History
Drivers Ken Schrader , Joel Camathias , Roberto Moreno , Bob Bondurant , Jim Crawford