This Week in Racing History (February 13-19)

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

February 13
Nino Farina drives a Ferrari 125 to victory in the Temporada race in Rosario, Argentina (1949).

February 14
American open-wheel racer Alex Padilla born (1971).

February 15
Vincenzo Lancia, racer and founder of the Lancia automobile company, dies of a heart attack at the age of 55 (1937).

February 16
Geoff Bodine wins the Daytona 500 NASCAR stock car race (1986).

February 17
Sportscar and rally driver Steve Millen born (1953).

February 18
Alan Connell drives a Ferrari-engined Maserati Tipo 61 to victory in an SCCA Regional race at Green Valley, Texas, USA (1962).

February 19
Malcolm Campbell sets a new Land Speed Record of 206.956 mph in his Bluebird on the Beach at Daytona, Florida, USA (1928).

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Series Vintage
Drivers Steve Millen