This Week in Racing History (March 30-April 5)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com 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 Nick...

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker
www.vintageRPM.com

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
Nick Firestone, American open-wheel racer and great-grandson of Firestone Tire and Rubber Company founder Harvey Firestone, born (1966).

April 1
The Jaguar XKE is introduced in the United States at the New York Auto Show (1961).

April 2
Three-time Formula 1 World Champion Jack Brabham born (1926).

April 3
Pierro Taruffi drives a Ferrari Tipo 118 to victory in the 671-mile Tour of Sicily (1955).

April 4
Ray Belm and James Weaver drive a Gulf McLaren F1 GTR to victory in the 4-hour sports car race at Jarama, Spain (1996).

April 5
Alex Zanardi drives a Reynard-Honda to victory in the CART race in Long Beach, California, USA (1998).

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Series Vintage
Drivers James Weaver , Alex Zanardi , Jack Brabham