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Born on this day (26th - April)

Edgar Morawitz

1892 - 1945


Francois Picard

1921 - 1996


Pat Griffith

1925 - 1980


Jean-Pierre Beltoise

1937 - 2015


Gus Hutchison

1937


Ian Geoghegan

1939 - 2003


Tom Jones

1943 - 2015


Jose Dolhem

1944 - 1988


Johnny Dumfries

1958


Tim Sugden

1964


James Thompson

1974



Died on this day (26th - April)

Willi Krakau

1911 - 1995


1937 - 2002


Danny Kladis

1917 - 2009



Louis Tomei
Louis Tomei
UNITED STATES

Born
17 / 2 / 1910
Died
15 / 5 / 1955
Real name was Luigi Gilbert Tomei. Raced in the Indy 500 eight time between 1935 and 1946. His best finish was 10th in 1937 driving a Rigling Studebaker. After the war, he worked as an film extra, with his most notable appearance probably being in the Judy Garland & James Mason film "A Star Is Born".




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