This Week in Racing History (March 25-31)

Michael Stucker, Historian

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

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).

Ayrton Senna
Ayrton Senna

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March 26
Max Papis wins the Marlboro Miami Grand Prix for his first CART Champ Car victory (2000).

March 27
Al Unser Sr. wins the USAC Jimmy Bryan 150 at Phoenix, Arizona, USA (1971).

March 28
A Daimler driven by S. Knapp wins the 82 mile "Tourist Race" during the Nice, France, "Week of Speed" (1901).

March 29
Alfred Neubauer, manager of Mercedes' racing efforts in the '30s, '40s and '50s, born in Bohemia (1891).

March 30
NPTI (Nissan Performance Technology Incorporated), formerly Electromotive Engineering, the builders and racers of Nissan's IMSA GTP cars, closes its doors (1993).

March 31
Rally driver Toni Gardemeister born in Kouvola, Finland (1975)

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Series History
Drivers Max Papis , Al Unser Sr. , Alain Prost , Ayrton Senna , Toni Gardemeister
Tags gardenmeister, neubauer, papis, prost, senna, stucker, tolman, unser