This Week in Racing History (March 21-27)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker March 21 John Smith sets an NHRA Pro Stock Bike speed record of 192.22 mph at Gainesville, Florida, USA (1999). March 22 Bob Akin, Jo Gartner, and Hans Stuck drive the Coca-Cola Porsche 962...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

March 21
John Smith sets an NHRA Pro Stock Bike speed record of 192.22 mph at Gainesville, Florida, USA (1999).

March 22
Bob Akin, Jo Gartner, and Hans Stuck drive the Coca-Cola Porsche 962 to victory in the 12 Hours of Sebring (1986).

March 23
Sidecar motorcycle driver Florian Camathias born in Wittenbach, Switzerland (1934).

March 24
Tony Trimmer drives a McLaren M23 to victory in the Gold Cup race at Oulton Park, England (1978).

March 25
Ayrton Senna starts his first F1 race, the Brazilian GP at Rio, in a Toleman. Alain Prost wins the race in a McLaren MP4/2-TAG (1984).

March 26
The first Mille Miglia begins at 8:00 am in Brescia, Italy (1927).

March 27
Peter Sutcliffe wins the BRSCC race at Croft, England, driving a Ferrari 250 GTO (1965).

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Series History
Drivers Alain Prost , Ayrton Senna , Jo Gartner , Bob Akin