This Week in Racing History (March 21-27)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com March 21 Mike Parkes and Umberto Maglioli share the winning Ferrari 330P in the 12 Hours of Sebring (1964). March 22 Laura Maxine Elmer, the future wife of Briggs Cunningham,...

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

March 21
Mike Parkes and Umberto Maglioli share the winning Ferrari 330P in the 12 Hours of Sebring (1964).

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
Motorcycle and F1 racer Mike Hailwood dies from injuries suffered in a road accident two days earlier, in Great Britain (1981).

March 24
Steve McQueen, actor and racer who starred in the movie "Le Mans", born in Beech Grove, Indiana (1930).

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).

March 27
Jochen Rindt, driving a Roy Winkelmann Racing Brabham BT23, wins the F2 Wills Trophy Race at Silverstone, England (1967).

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Series History
Drivers Max Papis , Alain Prost , Ayrton Senna , Jochen Rindt , Mike Hailwood