This Week in Racing History (March 4-10)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com March 4 Stock car racer Rick Mast born (1957). March 5 Motorcycle World Champion Libero Liberati is fatally injured in a testing acident in Terni, Italy (1962). March 6 At...

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

March 4
Stock car racer Rick Mast born (1957).

March 5
Motorcycle World Champion Libero Liberati is fatally injured in a testing acident in Terni, Italy (1962).

March 6
At Balocco, Italy, the Alfa Romeo T33 is first shown to the press (1967).

March 7
Jack Brabham, driving a Brabham BT33-Cosworth, wins the South African Grand Prix at Kyalami. First appearance in an F1 GP by a March automobile (1970).

March 8
While driving to Nice, France, after supervising a test session at Paul Ricard, Williams team principal Frank Williams loses control of his Ford Sierra rental car and crashes, breaking his neck (1986).

March 9
David Pearson drives a Holman-Moody Ford Torino to a NASCAR Grand National win at Rockingham, North Carolina, USA (1969).

March 10
At the Australian Grand Prix, Jacques Villeneuve becomes the fourth driver to start on pole in their F1 debut, but finishes second to his Williams teammate, Damon Hill (1996).

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