This week in racing history (1997-03-02)

This Week in Racing History Mike Stucker March 2 Porsche Type 547 (Carrera) engine runs in Zuffenhausen for the first time. First engine ever designed by Ernst Fuhrmann (1953). March 4 Jim Clark, F1 World Driving Champion, born in Kilmany, ...

This Week in Racing History Mike Stucker

March 2
Porsche Type 547 (Carrera) engine runs in Zuffenhausen for the first time. First engine ever designed by Ernst Fuhrmann (1953).

March 4
Jim Clark, F1 World Driving Champion, born in Kilmany, Fife, Scotland (1936).

March 6
Frank Lockhart sets a one-lap record at the Culver City, California, board track of 144.2 mph driving a 91 cubic inch displacement Miller with supercharger and intercooler. First intercooled automobile supercharger (1927).

@March 7
Stirling Moss and Bill Lloyd win the sportscar race at Sebring, Florida, in Briggs Cunningham's 1.5-liter OSCA. Porfirio Rubirosa drives his 3.3-liter Lancia D24 to second place (1954).


Jack Brabham, driving a Brabham BT33-Cosworth, wins the South African Grand Prix at Kyalami. First appearance in an F1 GP by a March automobile (1970).

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Drivers Jim Clark , Stirling Moss , Jack Brabham , Bill Lloyd