This Week in Racing History (January 17-23)

This Week in Racing History January 17 - Andrew Craig hired as President and CEO of CART (1994). January 19 - Matra and Elf publicly announce their four year agreement to work together to win the Formula...

This Week in Racing History

January 17 - Andrew Craig hired as President and CEO of CART (1994).

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

- The Winston Western 500 NASCAR stockcar race ends six days after it began. It had been rain delayed on lap 26 (1980).

January 21 - Former RAC/FIA International licensed driver David Samter, one of only three "Yanks" racing in England in the early '60s, born in Milwaukee, WI, USA (1937).

Previous installments of This Week in Racing History can be found at the Motorsport News International website (http://www.motorsport.com/).

Michael Stucker stucker@$sugar-land.spc.slb.com Remove "$" from email address above. Copyright Michael J. Stucker 1999

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