This Week in Racing History (March 2-8)

This Week in Racing History Michael J. Stucker March 2 Pre-WWII racing legend Tazio Nuvolari's second son, Alberto, is born (1928). March 3 Future Indianapolis car racer Joe Leonard wins the Daytona 200 motorcycle race on the beach at Daytona,...

This Week in Racing History
Michael J. Stucker

March 2
Pre-WWII racing legend Tazio Nuvolari's second son, Alberto, is born (1928).

March 3
Future Indianapolis car racer Joe Leonard wins the Daytona 200 motorcycle race on the beach at Daytona, Florida, USA (1957).

March 4
F1 World Champion Jim Clark born (1936).

March 5
Jacques Villeneuve wins the CART Marlboro Grand Prix of Miami, held on the streets on downtown Miami, Florida, USA (1995).

March 6
Andrew Gilbert-Scott drives a Lola T642 to victory in the "Champions of Brands Hatch" FF1600 race (1983).

March 7
Former stockcar racer Lee Roy Yarbrough is declared incompetent to stand trial for the attempted muder of his mother. He will later be found innocent by reason of insanity (1980).

March 8
Matsumoto wins the Japanese F2 race at Suzuka, Japan, driving a March (1981).

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Series History
Drivers Jacques Villeneuve , Andrew Gilbert-Scott , Jim Clark , Joe Leonard , Tazio Nuvolari