This Week in Racing History (March 27-April 2)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker March 27 Jim Hall and Hap Sharp, driving a Chaparral 2, win the rain soaked 12 Hours of Sebring (1965). March 28 "Shrimp" Burns wins the last motorcycle race at Ascot in Los Angeles, California, USA...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

March 27
Jim Hall and Hap Sharp, driving a Chaparral 2, win the rain soaked 12 Hours of Sebring (1965).

March 28
"Shrimp" Burns wins the last motorcycle race at Ascot in Los Angeles, California, USA (1920).

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

March 30
Len Sutton wins his first USAC Champ Car event, the 100-mile race at Trenton, New Jersey, USA, driving the Central Excavating Kuzma dirt car (1958).

March 31
The German TuV authorizes the Dauer Porsche 962LM for road use (1994).

April 1
The Plymouth Barricuda is launched in the United States (1964).

April 2
The Ferrari 250 GTO of Rivillon and Provost wins the Rallye Rouen in France (1966).

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