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Born on this day (25th - March)

Washington Roebling

1881 - 1912


Karl von Waldthausen

1907 - 1933


1911 - 1988


Breno Fornari

1925


Don Freeland

1925 - 2007


Fritz d'Orey

1938


Tom Weickardt

1947


Butch Lindley

1948 - 1990


Giniel de Villiers

1972


Danica Sue Patrick

1982



Died on this day (25th - March)

Billy Cotton

1899 - 1969


Juan Gaudino

1893 - 1975



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.