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Born on this day (27th - March)

Louis LeCocq

1892 - 1919


Cale Yarborough

1939


Garcia Veiga

1945


Didier de Radigu├Ęs

1958


Mark Lovell

1960 - 2003


Parker Johnstone

1961


Gregor Foitek

1965


David Coulthard

1971



Died on this day (27th - March)

Tom Alley

1889 - 1953


Heinz Schiller

1930 - 2007



Pete Halsmer
Pete Halsmer
UNITED STATES

Born
3 / 3 / 1944
Veteran Americn racing driver. He won two IMSA GTS Championships in 1989 for Roush Racing and in 1991 for Mazda. He earned three GT class wins in the Daytona 24 Hours event, 1983, '88 and '89. He won seven Trans-Am races for Roush Racing in 1986 & '87. Contributed in four Manufacturer's titles for Lincoln-Mercury, Trans-Am in '86 & '87 and IMSA GTS in 1988 & '89. He competed in IndyCars, off-road and Mickey Thompson stadium trucks. Contributed to BMW IMSA GTS-2 Manufacturer's title, winning three races in 1996.