This Week in Racing History
Three-time European Driving Champion Wilhelm Rudolph Caracciola born in Remagen-am-Rhein, Germany (1901).
Jack Roush entered Mustangs take an unprecedented 9th straight class win (GTS), and 2nd and 3rd overall, in the 24-Hours of Daytona (1993).
Sportscar racer Jim Pace born (1961).
Al Holbert, Derek Bell, and Al Unser Jr. drive a Lauwenbrau sponsored Porsche 962 to victory in the 24 Hours of Daytona (1986).
The SCCA first United States Road Racing Championship race, held at Daytona, Florida, is won by Jim Hall in a Cooper Monaco (1963).
Peter Gregg and Hurley Haywood drive a Porsche RSR to victory in the 24 Hours of Daytona (1973).
Andre Citroen, the founder of Citroen Automobile Company, born in Paris, France (1878).