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 / 1980
South African Grand Prix at Kyalami won by Rene Arnoux in a Renault

From 2nd on the grid, he won in a time of 1:36.52 in his Renault. He also set the fastest lap of the race. Ligier drivers, Jacques Laffite and Didier Pironi were 2nd and third.