This week in racing history (1997-03-09)

This Week in Racing History Mike Stucker March 9 Jacques Villeneuve becomes the fourth driver to start on on pole in their first F1 race (1996). March 11 Henry Seagrave drives his Irving-Napier to a new One Mile Speed Record of 231.446 mph ...

This Week in Racing History Mike Stucker

March 9
Jacques Villeneuve becomes the fourth driver to start on on pole in their first F1 race (1996).

March 11
Henry Seagrave drives his Irving-Napier to a new One Mile Speed Record of 231.446 mph (1929).

March 12
First ever Ferrari, a Tipo 125 Spyder Corsa, is completed (1947).


Ferrari F40 debuts at noon at the Centro Civico di Maranello (1987).

March 14
Eugenio Castellotti dies during Ferrari test session at Modena (1957).

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