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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



Klaas Zwart
NETHERLANDS

Born
19 / 3 / 1951
Klaas Zwart is the owner of Ascari who manufacture sports cars. He is more than a little familiar with performance cars, having raced a TVR Tuscan with John Kent back in 1990/91. His main business is the oil industry where he founded Petroline in 1980. Consistent front runner in the EuroBOSS Championship with his ex Berger, Ascari Benetton Judd V10. He won the Championship in 2003 and finished second in 2004. Zwart raced one of his Ascari KZ1's in the Spanish GT race in Jamara. Based on Formula 1 technology and engineering, the Ascari KZ1 is an all carbon fibre sports car. He crossed the line in fourth place in its first race, improving to third place in the second.