historicracing

Born on this day (30th - April)

1864 - 1922


1893 - 1928


Leon Duray

1894 - 1956


Willi Seibel

1896 - 1977


1910 - 1969


1912 - 1946


Duncan Hamilton

1920 - 1994


1930 - 1966


Gil Nickel

1939 - 2003


Darren Manning

1975



Died on this day (30th - April)

Roland Ratzenberger

1962 - 1994


Peter Bourne

1956 - 2003



Robert Charles Copeman
Bob
UNITED STATES

Born
9 / 2 / 1939
Died
18 / 3 / 1988
Bob Copeman was a regular competitor in IMSA races in the early 1980s driving Porsche 911s from 1980 untill 1984. He then took a couple of years off before returning in 1988 at the Daytona 24 Hour race at the end of January. Sadly a few weeks later he was killed in an accident at Turn 1 during a qualifying session for the 36th Coca-Cola Sebring 12 Hour race.