This Week in Racing History (April 19-25)

This Week in Racing History April 19 - NASCAR team owner Robert Yates born (1943). April 20 - Peter Schutz, who became president of Porsche in 1981, born (1930). - Willie Haupt, American GP, hillclimb, and Indy racer ...

This Week in Racing History

April 19 - NASCAR team owner Robert Yates born (1943).

April 20 - Peter Schutz, who became president of Porsche in 1981, born (1930).

- Willie Haupt, American GP, hillclimb, and Indy racer before WWI, dies (1966).

April 21 - Carlo Biscaretti drives a Phenix to victory in the first Italian hillclimb, the 5km Madonna Del Pilone-Pino Toerinese (1900).

April 22 - CART Champcar driver Greg Moore born (1975).

- Alberto Ascari debuts the Ferrari 375 F1 by winning the San Remo GP (1951).

April 23 - First competition appearance of a Fiat in the Turin- Pinerolo-Cuneo-Turin race (1900).

- Bob Burman, early factory Buick driver, born in Imlay City, Michigan (1884).

April 25 - Dr. Ferdinand Porsche founds Porsche KG, a company of "designers and consultants for land, sea, and air vehicles" (1931).

Previous installments of This Week in Racing History can be found at the Motorsport News International website (http://www.motorsport.com/).

-- Michael Stucker stucker$@sugar-land.spc.slb.com Remove "$" from email address Copyright Michael J. Stucker 1998

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Drivers Alberto Ascari , Robert Yates , Greg Moore