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Born on this day (22nd - May)

Gus Schrader

1895 - 1941


Alex von Falkenhausen

1907 - 1989


Joe Barzda

1915 - 1993


Sergio Mantovani

1929 - 2001


Bobby Johns

1934


Pedro Diniz

1970



Died on this day (22nd - May)

1881 - 1913



On this day
4 / 3 / 1961
Wendell Scott became the first African-American to race on the NASCAR Grand National circuit.

He raced at Piedmont International Speedway in Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA finishing in 17th place.