This Week in Racing History April 6 - Drag racer Don "The Snake" Prudhomme born (1941). - A.J. Foyt, driving a Coyote/Foyt, wins the USAC Indycar race at Trenton, New Jersey, at an avaerage speed of 154.625 mph ...
This Week in Racing History
April 6 - Drag racer Don "The Snake" Prudhomme born (1941).
- A.J. Foyt, driving a Coyote/Foyt, wins the USAC Indycar race at Trenton, New Jersey, at an avaerage speed of 154.625 mph (1975).
April 7 - World of Outlaws racer Jac "Wild Child" Haudenschild born (1958).
F1 champion Jim Clark killed during an F2 race at Hochenheim, Germany (1968).
April 8 - CART team owner Derrick Walker born (1945).
NASCAR Winston Cup driver Robert Pressley born (1959).
April 9 - Former president of the FIA, Jean-Marie Balestre born (1921).
1995 CART champion and F1 driver Jacques Villeneuve born (1971).
April 10 - F1 racer Mike Hawthorn born (1929).
- Roger Ward wins the USAC Champ Car race at Trenton, New Jersey, in a Watson/Offey at a speed of 95.486 mph (1960).
April 11 - Pete Lovely born (1926).
April 12 - F1 driver Carlo Reutemann born (1942).
- Rally driver Carlos Sainz born (1964).
Previous issues of This Week in Racing History can be found at the Motorsport News International website (http://www.motorsport.com/).
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