This Week in Racing History (January 10-16)

This Week in Racing History January 10 - 1959 and 1962 Indy 500 champion Roger Ward born in Beloit, Kansas, USA (1921). - NASCAR stockcar racer Harry Gant born (1940). January 11 - Racer and car builder Carroll...

This Week in Racing History

January 10 - 1959 and 1962 Indy 500 champion Roger Ward born in Beloit, Kansas, USA (1921).

- NASCAR stockcar racer Harry Gant born (1940).

January 11 - Racer and car builder Carroll Shelby born (1923).

- Matra unveils their 3-liter V-12 F1 engine (1968).

January 12 - Four time British Rally champion Roger Clark dies in Leicestershire, England, at the age of 58 after suffering a stroke (1998).

January 13 - US Tobacco announces that Ron Capps will drive the Copenhagen Camaro funny car in NHRA events. Don Prudhomme will serve as team manager (1997).

January 15 - The Ferrari 312T4, which Enzo Ferrari considered the ugliest car to leave his factory, is unveiled (1979).

Previous installments 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@$sugar-land.spc.slb.com Remove "$" from email address above.

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Series History
Drivers Ron Capps , Don Prudhomme , Harry Gant