This Week in Racing History (February 1-7).

This Week in Racing History February 1 - Sportscar racer Jim Pace born (1961). February 2 - IRL driver Billy Boat born (1966). February 3 - Trans-Am racer Jamie Galles born (1972). February 4 - Sportcar racer Charles Morgan born ...

This Week in Racing History

February 1 - Sportscar racer Jim Pace born (1961).

February 2 - IRL driver Billy Boat born (1966).

February 3 - Trans-Am racer Jamie Galles born (1972).

February 4 - Sportcar racer Charles Morgan born (1943).

February 5 - NASCAR driver Darrell Waltrip born (1947).

February 6 - Porsche 906 wins its class in its first race at the 24 Hours of Daytona (1966).

- Chuck Parsons born (1926).

February 7 - Harry Miller sells his engine company to the Schofield Corp. (1929).

- NHRA Top Fuel dragracer Bob Vandergriff Jr. born (1965).

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

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Drivers Darrell Waltrip , Billy Boat , Charles Morgan , Jim Pace , Bob Vandergriff