This Week in Racing History (March 20-26)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker March 20 Tazio Nuvolari garners his first auto racing victory in the 170 mile Verona Cup regularity race driving an Ansaldo Tipo 4 (1920). March 21 Cale Yarborough drives a Wood Brothers Mercury to...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

March 20
Tazio Nuvolari garners his first auto racing victory in the 170 mile Verona Cup regularity race driving an Ansaldo Tipo 4 (1920).

March 21
Cale Yarborough drives a Wood Brothers Mercury to victory in the NASCAR Grand National race at Atlanta, Georgia, USA (1968).

March 22
Peter Revson dies in Formula one testing crash at Kyalami, South Africa (1974).

March 23
Bob Wolleck and A.J. Foyt drive the Swap Shop Porsche 962 to victory in the 12 Hours of Sebring (1985).

March 24
Buddy Baker drives a Dodge Charger Daytona to a new World Closed Course Speed Record of 200.447 mph at Talledega International Speedway (1970).

March 25
Ayrton Senna starts his first F1 race, the Brazilian GP at Rio, in a Toleman. Alain Prost wins the race in a McLaren MP4/2-TAG (1984).

March 26
Max Papis wins the Marlboro Miami Grand Prix for his first CART Champ Car victory (2000).

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Series History
Drivers Max Papis , Alain Prost , Ayrton Senna , Buddy Baker , A.J. Foyt , Cale Yarborough , Peter Revson , Tazio Nuvolari