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Born on this day (22nd - February)

Willy Tischbein

1871 - 1946


Sir Francis Samuelson

1890 - 1981


Ernst Henne

1904 - 2005


1910 - 1978


George Constantine

1916 - 1968


Marshall Teague

1922 - 1959


Jesus Iglesias

1922


1936 - 2002


1937 - 2002


Tim Mayer

1938 - 1964


Jorge de Bagration

1944 - 2008


Niki Lauda

1949



Died on this day (22nd - February)

Bertrand Faucigny-Lucinge

1898 - 1943


1928 - 2005



On this day
23 / 2 / 1975
Springvale, Victoria, Australia. The last ever round of the Tasman Cup was won by John Goss.

John Goss went into the record books as the final race winner in Tasman series history, taking his Holden/Repco powered Lola T332 across the line first in the Formula 5000 race on the Sandown Park circuit. Warwick Brown won the final championship. The series started in 1964 for 2.5 liter Formula One and switched to Formula 5000 in 1970. Beginning in 1976, New Zealand and Australia held separate series for Formula 5000 and the Tasman Cup name was retired to the mantle of history.