This week in racing history (March 23-29)

People in this week in racing history include: Bob Wolleck, A.J. Foyt, Buddy Baker, E.R. "Eddie" Hall, Max Papis, Frederick Henry Royce, Jake De Rosier, and Sterling Moss.

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

March 23
Bob Wolleck and A.J. Foyt drive the Swap Shop Porsche 962 to victory in the 12 Hours of Sebring (1985).

March 24
Buddy Baker drives a Dodge Charger Daytona to a new World Closed Course Speed Record of 200.447 mph at Talledega International Speedway, in Talledega, Alabama, USA (1970).

Max Papis
Max Papis

Photo by: Covy Moore

March 25
E.R. "Eddie" Hall drives a 746cc MG Midget to victory in the first auto race run at Donnington Park in England (1933).

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

March 27
Frederick Henry Royce, one of the founders of Rolls-Royce Limited, is born (1863).

March 28
The Coliseum Motordrome in Los Angeles, California, USA, opens with Jake De Rosier setting four motorcycle world records (1909).

March 29
Sterling Moss wins the Lavant Cup for Voiturette cars at Goodwood, England (1951).

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Series Vintage
Drivers Max Papis , Buddy Baker , A.J. Foyt
Article type Special feature
Tags a.j. foyt, bob wolleck, buddy baker, eddie hall, frederick henry royce, history, jake de rosier, max papis, sterling moss