This Week in Racing History (February 19-25)

Mike Stucker, historian

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

February 19
Sportscar racer Andy Wallace born (1961).

Andy Wallace
Andy Wallace

Photo by: Richard Sloop

February 20
A.J. Foyt wins the NASCAR Daytona 500 at Daytona Beach, Florida, USA (1972).

February 21
SCCA and stock car racer Scott Lagasse born (1957).

February 22
Andreas-Nikolaus "Niki" Lauda, 3-time F1 World Driving Champion, born in Austria (1949).

February 23
Richard Petty leads 184 of 200 laps on his way to his first NASCAR Daytona 500 victory at Daytona Beach, Florida, USA (1964).

February 24
Steve Parrish, motorcycle racer, 5-time European truck racing champion, and TV announcer, born in Royston, Hertfordshire, England (1954).

February 25
Rally driver Markku Alen born (1951).

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Series Vintage
Drivers Andy Wallace , Richard Petty , Scott Lagasse Jr. , Markku Alen , Steve Parrish , A.J. Foyt
Tags alen, lagassee, lauda, petty, stucker, wallace