This Week in Racing History ((March 5-11)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker March 5 A.J. Foyt wins the NASCAR Winston Cup race at Ontario, California (1972). March 6 John Bowe drives a Ford Sierra to victory in the ATCC Group A race at Amaroo Park, New South Wales, Australia...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

March 5
A.J. Foyt wins the NASCAR Winston Cup race at Ontario, California (1972).

March 6
John Bowe drives a Ford Sierra to victory in the ATCC Group A race at Amaroo Park, New South Wales, Australia (1989).

March 7
Jack Brabham, driving a Brabham BT33-Cosworth, wins the South African Grand Prix at Kyalami. First appearance in an F1 GP by a March automobile (1970).

March 8
Matsumoto wins the Japanese F2 race at Suzuka, Japan, driving a March (1981).

March 9
Sports car and F5000 racer Brian Redman born in Durnley, Lancashire, England (1937).

March 10
Damon Hill wins the Australian GP in a Williams. His teammate, Jacques Villenueve, is second in his F1 debut (1996).

March 11
Gordon Johncock wins the first race staged by Championship Auto Racing Teams (CART), at Phoenix, Arizona, USA (1979).

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Series History
Drivers Damon Hill , Brian Redman , Jack Brabham , John Bowe , Gordon Johncock , A.J. Foyt
Teams Williams