Born on this day (28th - March)

1897 - 1974

1908 - 1963

Consalvo Sanesi

1911 - 1998


Hubert Hahne


Charles Ates


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

On this day
25 / 3 / 1984
Brazilian Grand Prix, Rio de Janeiro, won by Alain Prost in a McLaren MP4/2.

Ayrton Senna started his first F1 race at the Brazilian GP at Rio de Janeiro, in a Toleman. He started 17th on the grid and only rounded the circuit for 17 laps until boost pressure failure put him out. Alain Prost set fastest lap and won the race in a McLaren MP4/2. Keke Rosberg in his Williams was second from his 9th spot on the grid and birthday boy, Elio de Angelis found his way to the podium in third. De Angelis also sat on pole for the race.