This Week in Racing History (March 6-12)

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This Week in Racing History (March 6-12)

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Michael Stucker
www.vintageRPM.com

March 6
A.J. Foyt drives his Coyote-Foyt to victory in the USAC Championship race at Ontario Motor Speedway in Ontario, California, USA (1977).

A.J. Foyt
A.J. Foyt

March 7
Stirling Moss and Bill Lloyd win the sportscar race at Sebring, Florida, in Briggs Cunningham's 1.5-liter OSCA. Porfirio Rubirosa drives his 3.3-liter Lancia D24 to second place (1954).

March 8
Ken Miles drives a Porsche Spyder to victory in the USAC Road Racing Championship race at Pomona, California, USA (1959).

March 9
David Coulthard wins the Australian Grand Prix in a Mercedes powered McLaren. First Mercedes Formula One victory since Juan Fangio won the 1955 Italian Grand Prix (1997).

March 10
Bobby Unser, driving a Drake-Offenhauser powered Eagle, wins the the USAC Championship race at Ontario Motor Speedway in Ontario, California, USA (1974).

March 11
Henry Seagrave drives his Irving-Napier to a new One Mile Speed Record of 231.446 mph (1929).

March 12
Dick Johnson drives a Ford Sierra to victory in the ATCC Group A race at Symmons Plains, Tasmania, Australia. Mark Gibbs wins the Group E race in a Toyota Supra Turbo (1989).

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