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Born on this day (27th - March)

Louis LeCocq

1892 - 1919


Cale Yarborough

1939


Garcia Veiga

1945


Didier de Radiguès

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



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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