This Week in Racing History (March 9-15)

This Week in Racing History Michael J. Stucker March 9 Franco Uncini, 1982 500cc Motorcycle Grand Prix World Champion, born in Macerata, Italy (1955). March 10 Rally driver Alex Fiorio born (1965). March 11 Eddie Lawson, 4-time 500cc ...

This Week in Racing History
Michael J. Stucker

March 9
Franco Uncini, 1982 500cc Motorcycle Grand Prix World Champion, born in Macerata, Italy (1955).

March 10
Rally driver Alex Fiorio born (1965).

March 11
Eddie Lawson, 4-time 500cc Motorcycle Grand Prix World Champion, born in Upland, California, USA (1958).

March 12
Jeff Gordon wins the NASCAR Winston Cup Purolator 500 at Atlanta, Georgia, USA (1995).

March 13
Derek Bell participates in his first auto race, a handicap event. He drives a Lotus Seven to victory (1964).

March 14
Eugenio Castellotti is killed while testing a Ferrari F1 car at the Modena Autodrome in Italy (1957).

March 15
Ayrton Senna wins his first Formula Ford race, at Brands Hatch, England (1981).

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Series History
Drivers Jeff Gordon , Ayrton Senna , Derek Bell , Eddie Lawson