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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



Jorge Daponte
Jorge Daponte
ARGENTINA

Born
5 / 6 / 1923
Died
1 / 3 / 1963
JorgeDaponte was an Argentinan Formula One driver from. He raced in 2 Grand Prix in the 1954. He died suddenly at only 39 years old.

Formula One driver from Argentina. He raced Marserati's in Argentina in the early 1950's and participated in 2 Grand Prix. Debuting on January 17, 1954, he drove a Maserati A6GCM/250F which was a 1953 works car converted by the factory for use by Daponte for the 1954 season. In the 1954 Argentine Grand prix where he retired with lubrication problems and the Italian Grands Prix at Moza where he was classified eleventh.

He competed in a couple of non championship events in 1954 finishing 4th in the Circuito di Pescara and 5th in the GP de Rouen-les Essarts.

He died suddenly at only 39 years old.





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