This Week in Racing History (March 23-29)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com March 23 Land and water speed record holder Donald Campbell born (1921). March 24 Open-wheel and sports car racer Scott Pruett born in Sacromento, California, USA (1960). March...

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

March 23
Land and water speed record holder Donald Campbell born (1921).

March 24
Open-wheel and sports car racer Scott Pruett born in Sacromento, California, USA (1960).

March 25
Ken Miles and Loyd Ruby drive a Ford GT40 roadster to victory in the 12 Hours of Sebring (1966).

March 26
F1 racer Elio de Angelis born (1958).

March 27 Ferdinando Minoja and Giuseppi Morandi win the first Mille Miglia in an O.M. They cover the route from Brescia to Rome and back in 21 hours, 55 minutes, and 16.05 seconds - 16 minutes and 5 seconds quicker than the second place car (1927).

March 28
Clay Regazzoni wins the first F1 USGP West, in Long Beach, California, in a Ferrari 312T (1976).

March 29
Kurt Thiim wins the Sports 2000 race at Silverstone, England, driving a Lola T592 (1981).

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