This Week in Racing History (January 13-19)

This Week in Racing History Michael J. Stucker January 13 Longtime NHRA starter Buster Couch born (1935). January 14 Former CART team owner Carl Hogan dies at home in New Hampshire, USA (2001). January 15 Mario Andretti drives his ...

This Week in Racing History
Michael J. Stucker

January 13
Longtime NHRA starter Buster Couch born (1935).

January 14
Former CART team owner Carl Hogan dies at home in New Hampshire, USA (2001).

January 15
Mario Andretti drives his Lotus-Cosworth to victory in the Argentine Grand Prix (1978).

January 16
Anthony Joseph "A.J." Foyt, 4-time Indianapolis 500 winner, is born in Houston, Texas, USA (1935).

January 17
Juan Fangio wins the Argentine Grand Prix at Buenos Aires. First race of the 2.5-liter F1 formula. First win for the Maserati 250F (1954).

January 18
F1 and sportscar racer Pedro Rodriguez born (1940).

January 19
Matra and Elf publicly announce their four year agreement to work together to win the Formula One World Championship (1967).

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Drivers Pedro Rodriguez , Mario Andretti