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Born on this day (25th - April)

Arthur Chevrolet

1884 - 1946


Herb Ardinger

1910 - 1973


Jean Lucas

1917 - 2003


Sergio Sighinolfi

1925 - 1956


Hans Laine

1945 - 1970


Vicente Alberto Pernía

1949


Cor Euser

1957


Duncan Dayton

1959


Klaus Panchyrz

1963


1965


Felipe Massa

1981



Died on this day (25th - April)

Frank Lockhart

1903 - 1928


Fred Frame

1894 - 1962


1934 - 1965


1895 - 1972


Michele Alboreto

1956 - 2001


John Love

1924 - 2005


Archie Bryde

1919 - 2008



Des O'Dell
Des O'Dell
UNITED KINGDOM

Born
20 / 1 / 1927
Died
15 / 3 / 1999
Having started out in the great days of motoring with Aston Martin, Des enjoyed an exceptional career as competitions manager for Rootes, Chrysler, Talbot and Peugeot. Des led his teams to considerable success on the international stage and was personally responsible for helping kick-start the careers of such great names as Henri Toivonen, Colin McRae, Richard Burns and Jonny Milner to name but a few.