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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



On this day
1 / 2 / 1981
Daytona 24 Hour Race won by Bob Garretson, Bobby Rahal and Brian Redman in a Porsche 935

Bob Garretson, Bobby Rahal and Brian Redman teamed in a Porsche 935 to win the Daytona 24 Hours Sports Car race on the 3.84 mile Daytona International Speedway. The winners covered 708 laps in the 24 hours, averaging 113.153 mph in finishing 13 laps ahead of the Bob Akin/Derek Bell/Craig Siebert 935. The race was the opening round of the 1981 World Championship for Makes and marked the 16th and final time Daytona was part of the international series.