This Week in Racing History (January 31-February 6)

This Week in Racing History January 31 - Ferdinand Porsche dies at age 70 (1951). Ferry Porsche receives the Grosse Goldene Ehrenzeichen (Great Golden Cross of the Order of Merit) from the Republic of ...

This Week in Racing History

January 31 - Ferdinand Porsche dies at age 70 (1951). Ferry Porsche receives the Grosse Goldene Ehrenzeichen (Great Golden Cross of the Order of Merit) from the Republic of Austria (1975).

February 2 - Ferrari Tipo 641 F1 racer presented to the press in Fiorano, Italy (1990).

February 3 - Rocky Moran born (1950).

February 4 - Ralph Bellamy born (1938).

February 5 - Malcolm Campbell drives his Napier-Campbell to a World Land Speed record of 256.086 MPH (1931). - NASCAR racer Darrell Waltrip born (1947).

February 6 - Bunkie Knudsen becomes the President of the Ford Motor Company (1968). Ferrari 412T2 F1 racer unveiled (1995).

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

Michael J. Stucker Anadrill Schlumberger, Sugar Land, Texas stucker@$sugar-land.spc.slb.com Remove "$" from email address above. Copyright Michael J. Stucker 1999

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Drivers Darrell Waltrip , Rocky Moran