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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



On this day
22 / 3 / 1958
Sebring 12 Hour race won by Peter Collins and Phil Hill in a Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa.

The Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa of Peter Collins and Phil Hill won the 'Sebring 12 Hour' World Sports Car Championship race. The Ecurie Ecosse Jaguar and Aston Martin teams returned to WSC competition, and the Aston Martin of Stirling Moss and Tony Brooks led for 4 hours before falling off the pace. In the end, the winners finished a lap ahead of a team car shared by Luigi Musso and Olivier Gendebien. Finishing 3rd overall, but scoring a class win, was the Porsche 718 RSK of Harry Schell and Wolfgang Seidel.
© Jim Thurman