This Week in Racing History April 20 - 1960 F1 World Champion Phill Hill born in Miami, Florida (1927). April 21 - Ayrton Senna wins his first Grand Prix at Estoril, Portugal (1985). - Zora Arkus-Duntov, father...
This Week in Racing History
April 20 - 1960 F1 World Champion Phill Hill born in Miami, Florida (1927).
April 21 - Ayrton Senna wins his first Grand Prix at Estoril, Portugal (1985).
- Zora Arkus-Duntov, father of the Corvette, dies (1996).
April 22 - CART driver Greg Moore born (1975).
- F1 and sportcar racer Ronnie Bucknum dies of diabetes (1992).
April 23 - CART driver P.J. Jones born (1969).
- Gordon Johncock wins the USAC Trenton 200 in a Wildcat-DGS. Final USAC Championship victory for an Offenhauser based engine (1978).
- F1 racer Mike Hailwood dies in a road accident (1981).
April 24 - Reihold Joest born (1937).
- Rolf Stommelen dies in IMSA race at Riverside, California (1983).
April 25 - Frank Lockhart, driving the Stutz Blackhawk, dies in a crash caused by a blown tire while attempting land speed record on Daytona Beach (1928).
April 26 - F1 driver Jean-Pierre Beltoise born (1937).
Previous issues of This Week in Racing History can be found at the Motorsport News International website (http://www.motorsport.com/).
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