This Week in Racing History (January 30-February 5)

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

January 30
Three-time European Driving Champion Wilhelm Rudolph Caracciola born in Remagen-am-Rhein, Germany (1901).

January 31
Jack Roush entered Mustangs take an unprecedented 9th straight class win (GTS), and 2nd and 3rd overall, in the 24-Hours of Daytona (1993).

February 1
Sportscar racer Jim Pace born (1961).

February 2
Al Holbert, Derek Bell, and Al Unser Jr. drive a Lauwenbrau sponsored Porsche 962 to victory in the 24 Hours of Daytona (1986).

February 3
The SCCA first United States Road Racing Championship race, held at Daytona, Florida, is won by Jim Hall in a Cooper Monaco (1963).

February 4
Peter Gregg and Hurley Haywood drive a Porsche RSR to victory in the 24 Hours of Daytona (1973).

February 5
Andre Citroen, the founder of Citroen Automobile Company, born in Paris, France (1878).

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Series History
Drivers Al Unser Jr. , Hurley Haywood , Al Holbert , Derek Bell , Jim Pace , Jack Roush , Peter Gregg
Teams Citroën World Rally Team