This Week in Racing History (January 16-22)

This Week in Racing History January 16 - Anthony Joseph "A.J." Foyt, 4-time Indianapolis 500 winner, is born in Houston, Texas, USA (1935). January 18 - Andy Granatelli sues USAC for witholding his membership, ...

This Week in Racing History

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

January 18 - Andy Granatelli sues USAC for witholding his membership, preventing him from racing, and passing "illegal" rules (broke 3-year engine rule) that crippled his turbine-car racing effort (1968).

January 19 - Alfredo "Dino" Ferrari, son of Enzo Ferrari, born (1932).

- CAMRA, the Canadian American Modified Racing Association, is formed in a meeting held in Spokane, Washington, USA. The association's goal is to standardize modified rules among the racing clubs in the Pacific Northwest. Bill Crow named CAMRA's first president (1963).

January 20 - CSI inspectors view the 25 complete (or parts to complete) Ferrari 512s needed to homologate the car for endurance racing (1970).

Copyright Michael J. Stucker 2000 stucker@$sugar-land.spc.slb.com Remove "$" from email address above. www.flash.net/~cstucker

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