historicracing

Born on this day (25th - April)

Arthur Chevrolet

1884 - 1946


Herb Ardinger

1910 - 1973


Jean Lucas

1917 - 2003


Sergio Sighinolfi

1925 - 1956


Hans Laine

1945 - 1970


Vicente Alberto Pernía

1949


Cor Euser

1957


Duncan Dayton

1959


Klaus Panchyrz

1963


1965


Felipe Massa

1981



Died on this day (25th - April)

Frank Lockhart

1903 - 1928


Fred Frame

1894 - 1962


1934 - 1965


1895 - 1972


Michele Alboreto

1956 - 2001


John Love

1924 - 2005


Archie Bryde

1919 - 2008



On this day
15 / 3 / 1981
Long Beach Grand Prix won by Alan Jones in a Williams

Alan Jones started second on the grid and set fastest lap of the race. Carlos Reutemann in the other Williams finished 9.1 seconds behind. Nelson Piquet in his Brabham came in third. Riccardo Patrese sat on pole with his Arrows but was out with a fuel filter problem, 33 laps in.