This Week in Racing History (March 11-17)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com March 11 Gordon Johncock wins the first race staged by Championship Auto Racing Teams (CART), at Phoenix, Arizona, USA (1979). March 12 Teodoro Zeccoli drives an Alfa Romeo T33...

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

March 11
Gordon Johncock wins the first race staged by Championship Auto Racing Teams (CART), at Phoenix, Arizona, USA (1979).

March 12
Teodoro Zeccoli drives an Alfa Romeo T33 to victory in the Fleron Hillclimb in Belgium (1967).

March 13
Tazio Nuvolari drives a Bugatti 35C to victory in the Grand Prix of Tripoli for his first international auto racing win (1928).

March 14
Formula One World Champion Jim Clark born in Fife, Scotland (1936).

March 15
Ayrton Senna wins his first Formula Ford race, at Brands Hatch, England (1981).

March 16
Wayne Taylor, Jim Pace, and Eric van de Poole drive an Oldmobile-powered R&S MkIII WSC to victory in the 12-Hours of Sebring (1996).

March 17
Wally Booth drives his AMC Hornet to victory over Jack Roush's Mustang in the Gatornationals Pro Stock finals. First NHRA Pro Stock win for AMC (1974).

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