This Week in Racing History (March 12-18)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker March 12 Ray Bellm and Mauricio Sandro Salla win the Four Hours of Paul Ricard in France driving a Gulf McLaren F1 GTR (1995). March 13 Tazio Nuvolari drives a Bugatti 35C to victory in the Grand...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

March 12
Ray Bellm and Mauricio Sandro Salla win the Four Hours of Paul Ricard in France driving a Gulf McLaren F1 GTR (1995).

March 13
Tazio Nuvolari drives a Bugatti 35C to victory in the Grand Prix of Tripoli for his first international auto racing win (1928).

March 14
Formula One champion Jim Clark born in Fife, Scotland (1936).

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

March 16
Tom Price drives a Shadow DN5 to victory in the non-championship F1 Race of Champions (1975).

March 17
Andre Ribeiro wins the Rio 400 in Rio de Janeiro, the first CART race run in Brazil (1996).

March 18
"Dyno" Don Nicholson becomes the first NHRA Pro Stock racer to reach 150 mph at the end of the 1/4-mile when he run 150.50 mph at Gainesville, Florida, USA (1973).

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Series History
Drivers Jim Clark , Ayrton Senna , Tom Price , Andre Ribeiro , Ray Bellm , Tazio Nuvolari