This Week in Racing History (March 23-29)

This Week in Racing History March 23 - Land Speed racer Craig Breedlove born (1937). - Motorcycle and F1 racer Mike Hailwood dies in a road accident in Great Britain (1981). March 24 - CART racer Scott Pruett born ...

This Week in Racing History

March 23 - Land Speed racer Craig Breedlove born (1937).

- Motorcycle and F1 racer Mike Hailwood dies in a road accident in Great Britain (1981).

March 24 - CART racer Scott Pruett born (1960).

- Buddy Baker drives a Dodge Charger Daytona to a new World Closed Course Speed Record of 200.447 mph at Talledega International Speedway (1970).

March 26 - Brian Till born (1960).

March 27 - Maurice Petty, brother of Richard, born (1940).

- F1 driver David Coulthard born (1971).

March 28 - Mario Andretti, driving an F1 Ferrari 312B, wins the F1/F5000 Questor Grand Prix at Ontario Motor Speedway in California (1971).

March 29 - Indy car driver Billy Vukovich Jr. born (1944).

Gary Brabham, son of Sir Jack, born (1961).

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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Series General
Drivers David Coulthard , Scott Pruett , Mario Andretti , Stéphane Ratel , Gary Brabham , Buddy Baker , Maurice Petty , Mike Hailwood