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Born on this day (23rd - May)

Ernst Klodwig

1903 - 1973


Joe James

1925 - 1952


Jim Mallory

1935 - 1972


Gerard Larrousse

1940


Wally Dallenbach Jr

1963


Didier Cottaz

1967


Laurent Aiello

1969


Bryan Herta

1970


Rubens Barrichello

1972



Died on this day (23rd - May)

Luigi Arcangeli

1902 - 1931


Ernst Henne

1904 - 2005



On this day
1 / 3 / 1969
South African Grand Prix at Kyalami won by Jackie Stewart in a Matra MS10-Ford.

It was the Last race for the MS10. Graham Hill in his Lotus was 18 seconds back to finish second with Denny Hulme in a McLaren taking the third spot. It was also Repco engines last Formula One start.