This week in racing history (1997-03-23)

This Week in Racing History Mike Stucker 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...

This Week in Racing History Mike Stucker

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).

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