This Week in Racing History
Nino Farina drives a Ferrari 125 to victory in the Temporada race in Rosario, Argentina (1949).
American open-wheel racer Alex Padilla born (1971).
Vincenzo Lancia, racer and founder of the Lancia automobile company, dies of a heart attack at the age of 55 (1937).
Geoff Bodine wins the Daytona 500 NASCAR stock car race (1986).
Sportscar and rally driver Steve Millen born (1953).
Alan Connell drives a Ferrari-engined Maserati Tipo 61 to victory in an SCCA Regional race at Green Valley, Texas, USA (1962).
Malcolm Campbell sets a new Land Speed Record of 206.956 mph in his Bluebird on the Beach at Daytona, Florida, USA (1928).