This Week in Racing History (March 29-April 4)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com March 29 Geoff Duke, four-time 500cc Motorcycle Grand Prix World Champion, is born in St. Helens, Lancashire, England (1923). March 30 George Follmer drives a Cheetah-Chevy to ...

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

March 29
Geoff Duke, four-time 500cc Motorcycle Grand Prix World Champion, is born in St. Helens, Lancashire, England (1923).

March 30
George Follmer drives a Cheetah-Chevy to victory in the USAC Champ Car race at Phoenix, Arizona, USA (1969).

March 31
Jimmy Vasser wins the CART Indy Carnival race at Surfer's Paradise, Queensland, Australia (1996).

April 1
Andrew Gilbert-Scott drives a Lola T642 to victory in the FF1600 race at Oulton Park, England (1983).

April 2
Guy Mall wins the Monaco Grand Prix in an Alfa Romeo (1934).

April 3
Ronnie Peterson drives a March 722 to victory in the European F2 Championship race at Thruxton, England (1972).

April 4
Andre de Adamich and Henri Pescarolo drive an Alfa Romeo T33/3 to victory in the BOAC 1000km endurance race at Brand Hatch, England (1971).

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Series History
Drivers Henri Pescarolo , Jimmy Vasser , Andrew Gilbert-Scott , George Follmer , Ronnie Peterson