This week in racing history (1997-04-06)

This Week in Racing History Mike Stucker 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...

This Week in Racing History Mike Stucker

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).

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Drivers Jacques Villeneuve , Robert Pressley , Jim Clark , Carlos Sainz , Pete Lovely , A.J. Foyt