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Born on this day (23rd - April)

1851 - 1898


Wilhelm Werner

1874 - 1947


Bob Burman

1884 - 1916


1932


Dick Atkins

1936 - 1966


Larry Rice

1946 - 2009


Mike Smith

1955 - 2014


Mike Ciochetti

1959


Pierluigi Martini

1961


Chris Kneifel

1961


Paul Belmondo

1963


Parnelli Jones Jr

1969


Thiago Marques

1980



Died on this day (23rd - April)

1892 - 1948


1912 - 1950


Dempsey Wilson

1927 - 1971


Alfred Ethelbert Moss

1896 - 1972



Victor Tandy
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UNITED STATES

Born
9 / 3 / 1920
Died
28 / 4 / 1968
Amateur Amercan racing driver. Raced a TR4 in production sports car racing. He won the Pacific Coast F Production Championship in 1966. He was killed in a crash at Riverside.

Vic Tandy was from  Anaheim, California. He started racing in the early 1950s on the old Pebble Beach circuit in northern California. He retired but came back and in 1965 when he won the Pacific Coast championship for F production cars. In 1966, he finished third in his class in American road racing.

He was killed at Riverside International Raceway when his Triumph TR4 hit oil in one of the turns and went out of control. As the car began to fishtail Tandy battle to bring it under control, but the driver's door opened and he partially fell out, receiving fatal injuries. Tandy died at the scene.

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