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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
29 / 3 / 1981
Brazilian Grand Prix at the Jacarepagua circuit won by Carlos Reutemann ina Williams.

Carlos Reutemann won the F1 Brazilian Grand Prix at the Jacarepagua circuit, ignoring Williams team orders to let teammate Alan Jones pass for the win. With 7 laps to go in the scheduled 63 lap race, a pit board was displayed to Reutemann telling him to let Jones by. The sign was displayed 3 more laps, but Reutemann wound up taking the checkered 4 seconds ahead of defending World Champion Jones when the race reached the 2 hour time limit one lap early. Reutemann later insisted he was going to wave Jones by on lap 63, a lap which never came.