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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



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.