This Week in Racing History: (March 1-7)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com March 1 Mercedes-Benz publishes a press release officially describing their W25 Grand Prix race cars as "Silver Arrows" (1934). March 2 Gilles Villeneuve wins the South African...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker
www.vintageRPM.com

March 1
Mercedes-Benz publishes a press release officially describing their W25 Grand Prix race cars as "Silver Arrows" (1934).

March 2
Gilles Villeneuve wins the South African Grand Prix at Kyalami in a Ferrari 312T4 (1979).

March 3
George Follmer drives a 1957 Chevrolet to victory in the NASCAR late model stock car race (1968).

March 4
Jim Clark, two-time F1 World Driving Champion, born in Kilmany, Fife, Scotland (1936).

March 5
Jimmy Vasser wins the CART Miami Grand Prix in Homestead, Florida, USA (1996).

March 6
John Bowe drives a Ford Sierra to victory in the ATCC Group A race at Amaroo Park, New South Wales, Australia (1989).

March 7
Malcolm Campbell sets a Land Speed Record of 276.82 MPH in his Bluebird at Daytona, Florida, USA (1935).

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