This Week in Racing History (February 27-March 5)
*This Week in Racing History
Dario Resta, driving a Peugeot EX3, wins the American Grand Prize race through the streets of San Francisco, California (1915).
Ken Miles and Lloyd Ruby drive a Ford GT40 to victory in the 2000 kilometer World Prototype Championship race at Daytona, Florida, USA (1965).
Jody Scheckter drives a Tyrrell-Ford to victory in the South African Grand Prix at Kyalami (1975).
Michael Andretti drives a Swift-Ford to victory in the CART Marlboro Grand Prix of Miami at Homestead, Florida, USA. First CART win for Swift in their first CART race (1997).
Future Indianapolis car racer Joe Leonard wins the Daytona 200 motorcycle race on the beach at Daytona, Florida, USA (1957).
Jim Clark, two-time F1 World Driving Champion, born in Kilmany, Fife, Scotland (1936).
Rally champion Erik Carlsson born in Trollhattan, Sweden (1929).