This Week in racing History (March 5-11)

This Week in Racing History March 5 - CART driver Danny Sullivan born in Louisville, Kentucky, USA (1950). March 6 - Drag racer Eddie Hill born in Longview, Texas USA (1936). - Pomona Raceway in California,...

This Week in Racing History

March 5 - CART driver Danny Sullivan born in Louisville, Kentucky, USA (1950).

March 6 - Drag racer Eddie Hill born in Longview, Texas USA (1936).

- Pomona Raceway in California, USA, creates the A/Dragster class (1955).

March 7 - Walter Rorhl born (1947).

March 8 - Don Garlits loses the top of his foot when the transmission on his front-engined dragster explodes during the AHRA Grand American at Lions Dragway (1970).

March 9 - Designer Gary Anderson born (1951).

March 10 - Toshio Suzuki born (1955).

March 11 - Joe Gosek born (1956).

- Gordon Johncock wins the CART Champcar race at Phoenix, Arizona, USA, the first CART race ever run (1979).

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Series History
Drivers Danny Sullivan , Don Garlits , Toshio Suzuki , Gordon Johncock , Gary Anderson