This week in racing history (1997-02-16)

This Week in Racing History Mike Stucker February 16 Grand Prix driver Jean Behra born (1921). Bobby Archer born (1953). February 17 Steve Millen born (1953). February 18 Enzo Ferrari born in Modena, Italy (1898). Drag racer Scott ...

This Week in Racing History Mike Stucker

February 16
Grand Prix driver Jean Behra born (1921).


Bobby Archer born (1953).

February 17
Steve Millen born (1953).

February 18


Enzo Ferrari born in Modena, Italy (1898).


Drag racer Scott Kalitta born (1962).

February 19
Ferrari 250LM officially homologated by FIA into GT catagory (1966).


IMSA and IRL driver John Paul Jr. born (1960).

February 20
Two-time Indy 500 winner Bobby Unser born (1934).


CART and NASCAR team owner Roger Penske born (1937).

February 21
Can-Am and Formula One driver Peter Gethin born (1940).

February 22
Grand Prix champion Nicki Lauda born (1949).


Pete Hamilton drives Petty Enterprises Plymouth Superbird to victory in the Daytona 500. First NASCAR win for the Superbird (1970).

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Series Vintage
Drivers Bobby Unser , Scott Kalitta , Bobby Archer , John Paul , Roger Penske , Steve Millen , Peter Gethin