This Week in Racing History (March 19-25)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker March 19 Giuseppe Calnago wins the Italian Motorcycle Championship race at Siracusa. First win for the Moto Guzzi V8 engine (1957). March 20 The Lola T90 Indycar debuts in the USAC Championship race...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

March 19
Giuseppe Calnago wins the Italian Motorcycle Championship race at Siracusa. First win for the Moto Guzzi V8 engine (1957).

March 20
The Lola T90 Indycar debuts in the USAC Championship race at Phoenix, Arizona, USA (1966).

March 21
Jochen Mass and Bobby Rahal drive Bruce Leven's Porsche 962 to victory in the IMSA 12 Hours of Sebring endurance race (1987).

March 22
Laura Maxine Elmer, the future wife of Briggs Cunningham, drives a Jaguar to victory in the sports car race for ladies at Palm Springs, California, USA (1953).

March 23
The 12 Hours of Sebring is won by John Surtees and Ludovico Scarfiotti driving a Ferrari 250P (1963).

March 24
Tony Trimmer drives a McLaren M23 to victory in the Gold Cup race at Oulton Park, England (1978).

March 25
The Ford-Cosworth powered Mirage M6 makes its race debut in the World Championship of Makes 12 Hours of Sebring. Jackie Ickx and Mario Andretti drive a Ferrari 312PB to victory in the race (1972).

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Drivers Bobby Rahal , Mario Andretti , Jochen Mass , John Surtees , Bruce Leven