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Born on this day (23rd - April)

1851 - 1898


Wilhelm Werner

1874 - 1947


Bob Burman

1884 - 1916


1932


Dick Atkins

1936 - 1966


Larry Rice

1946 - 2009


Mike Smith

1955 - 2014


Mike Ciochetti

1959


Pierluigi Martini

1961


Chris Kneifel

1961


Paul Belmondo

1963


Parnelli Jones Jr

1969


Thiago Marques

1980



Died on this day (23rd - April)

1892 - 1948


1912 - 1950


Dempsey Wilson

1927 - 1971


Alfred Ethelbert Moss

1896 - 1972



Giovanni de Riu
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ITALY

Born
10 / 3 / 1925
Italian driver who attempted to qualify for the Italian Grand Prix in 1954 in a privateer Maserati A6GCM/250F.

Giovanni de Riu was born in Macomer in Italy. He failed to qualify for the 1954 Italian Grand Prix, with a privately-entered Maserati.

After racing he became a key figure in the CSAI (Commissione Sportiva Automobilistica Italiana) and was involved in the enquiry into Jochen Rindt's fatal accident in practice for the Italian Grand Prix in Monza in 1970.

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