Born on this day (25th - March)

Washington Roebling

1881 - 1912

Karl von Waldthausen

1907 - 1933

1911 - 1988

Breno Fornari


Don Freeland

1925 - 2007

Fritz d'Orey


Tom Weickardt


Butch Lindley

1948 - 1990

Giniel de Villiers


Danica Sue Patrick


Died on this day (25th - March)

Billy Cotton

1899 - 1969

Juan Gaudino

1893 - 1975

Cameron Argetsinger
Cameron Argetsinger

1 / 3 / 1921
22 / 4 / 2008
Cameron Argetsinger was a Sports car enthusiast, Lawyer and Auto racing Executive best known for creating the Watkins Glen Grand Prix Track and making it the home of the Formula One United States Grand Prix from 1961 through 1980.

One of the earliest members of SCCA, Cameron Argetsinger was the moving force behind the creation of SCCA's first road races at Watkins Glen, N.Y. in 1948. In the early years of SCCA's professional racing program, he served as Director of Professional Racing and followed that with an appointment as SCCA's Executive Director (President).

He inherited a love of fast cars from his father and in 1947 bought a sports car so he could become a member of the nascent Sports Car Club of America. Argetsinger proceeded to race everything from MGs to Jaguars at Watkins Glen and Sebring.

Argetsinger was a positive representative of SCCA and the sport of road racing for decades and served on the Board of the Watkins Glen Motor Racing Research Library.