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Born on this day (30th - April)

1864 - 1922


1893 - 1928


Leon Duray

1894 - 1956


Willi Seibel

1896 - 1977


1910 - 1969


1912 - 1946


Duncan Hamilton

1920 - 1994


1930 - 1966


Gil Nickel

1939 - 2003


Darren Manning

1975



Died on this day (30th - April)

Roland Ratzenberger

1962 - 1994


Peter Bourne

1956 - 2003



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.