this Week in Racing History (February 9-15)

This Week in Racing History Michael J. Stucker February 9 The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is founded (1909). February 10 Marshall Teague, driving a Hudson Hornet, wins his second straight NASCAR race on the beach at Daytona Beach, Florida, USA...

This Week in Racing History
Michael J. Stucker

February 9
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is founded (1909).

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

February 11
Neil Bonnett dies from injuries suffered in a practice crash at Daytona, Florida, USA (1994).

February 12
Moto Kitano rides a Honda to victory in the FIM 250cc motorcycle GP at Daytona, Florida, USA. Mike Hailwood is second on a Mondial (1961).

February 13
F1 and Indycar racer Jim Crawford born in Funfermline, Scotland (1948).

February 14
Junior Johnson wins the second Daytona 500 by being the first stockcar driver to exploit "drafting" (1960).

February 15
Ferrari F310 F1 racer is unveiled. It is the first 10-cylinder Ferrari (1996).

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Series History
Drivers Junior Johnson , Jim Crawford , Mike Hailwood