Formula 1
28 Mar
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Emilia Romagna GP
18 Apr
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MotoGP
04 Apr
Event finished
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Portugal GP
18 Apr
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Formula E
24 Apr
Next event in
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NASCAR Cup
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Richmond
18 Apr
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IndyCar
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Birmingham
18 Apr
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23 Apr
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WEC
13 Jun
Race in
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Supercars
20 Mar
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HISTORY: This Week in Racing History (January 27-February 2)

People in this week in racing history includes: Buzz Calkins, Emerson Fittipaldi, Robert Hoe Fergus, Jo Bonnier, Al Holbert, Chip Robinson, Derek Bell, Al Unser Jr. and Bob Glidden.

HISTORY: This Week in Racing History (January 27-February 2)

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

www.vintageRPM.com

January 27
Buzz Calkins wins the Indy 200, the first Indy Racing League race ever run, at Disney World near Orlando, Florida, USA (1995).

John Player Special Lotus
John Player Special Lotus

Photo by: Pat Cranham

January 28
Emerson Fittipaldi wins the Argentine Grand Prix at Buenos Aires driving a John Player Lotus 72-Cosworth (1973).

January 29
Sports car and vintage racer Robert Hoe Fergus dies (1999).

January 30
First Shelby Cobra prototype runs at Silverstone, England (1962).

January 31
Swedish F1 and sports car racer Jo Bonnier is born (1930).

February 1
Al Holbert, Chip Robinson, Derek Bell, and Al Unser Jr. drive the Lauwenbrau Porsche 962 to victory in the 24 Hours of Daytona (1987).

February 2
Bob Glidden is the first NHRA Pro Stock driver to run the 1/4-mile in under 7.6 seconds (7.557), at Pomona, California, USA (1985).

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