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Born on this day (28th - March)

1897 - 1974


1908 - 1963


Consalvo Sanesi

1911 - 1998


1929


Hubert Hahne

1935


Charles Ates

1935


Jean-François Piot

1938 - 1980


Tony Brise

1952 - 1975



Died on this day (28th - March)

William H Pitt

1925 - 1992


Jean-Marie Balestre

1921 - 2008



Bayliss Levrett
Bayliss Levrett
UNITED STATES

Born
14 / 2 / 1914
Died
13 / 3 / 2003
Bayliss raced in the United States, on the West Coast and Midwest, in the 1930s and 40s up until WW II. After the war Levrett resumed racing on the West Coast. In 1949 he raced in the Indianapolis 500 and qualified 29th. Unfounately a leaking drain plug in the sump put him out after 52 laps. He finished in 24th position. In 1950 Bayliss returned to Indy, started 17th and finished 27th after being forced out after 109 laps due to low oil pressure. He retired in 1952 after a practice crash at Indianapolis in which he was badly burnt. Bayliss Levrett passed away on March 13, 2003 in Reno, Nevada.




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