This Week in Racing History (March 19-25)

This Week in Racing History March 19 F1 and sportscar racer Vern Schuppan born (1943). March 20 1927 World Champion Robert Benoist born near Rambouillet, France (1895). Lola T70 spyder makes its race debut at Silverstone, England. John...

This Week in Racing History

March 19
F1 and sportscar racer Vern Schuppan born (1943).

March 20
1927 World Champion Robert Benoist born near Rambouillet, France (1895).

Lola T70 spyder makes its race debut at Silverstone, England. John Surtees leads most of the laps in his T70, but finishes second to Jim Clark's Lotus 30 (1965).

March 21
Larry McLure born (1944).

March 22
CART's Andrew Craig born (1949).

March 23
Mike Hailwood dies from injuries suffered two days earlier in a road accident (1981).

March 24
CART and NASCAR driver Scott Pruett born (1960).

March 25
Ayrton Senna starts his first F1 race, the Brazilian GP at Rio, in a Toleman (1984).

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Series History
Drivers Scott Pruett , Jim Clark , Ayrton Senna , Vern Schuppan , John Surtees , Mike Hailwood