historicracing

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



On this day
3 / 3 / 1979
South African Grand Prix at Kyalami won by Gilles Villeneuve in a Ferrari 312T4.

He also set fastest lap of the race. His teammate, Jody Schecter was second, 3.4 seconds back with Jean-Pierre Jarier coming in third in his Tyrrell, 22 seconds later.