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Born on this day (30th - March)

Manuel de Teffé

1905 - 1967


Rudolf Krause

1907 - 1987


Peter Hirt

1910 - 1992


Robert O'Brien

1922 - 1997


1934


Eddie Jordan

1948


Mike Thackwell

1961


Stéphane Ortelli

1970


Fabrizio de Simone

1971


Chris Trickle

1972 - 1998



Died on this day (30th - March)

Lucien Bianchi

1934 - 1969


Yves Giraud-Cabantous

1904 - 1973


Bill Hamilton

1899 - 1978


Kenneth Douglas Evans

1912 - 1985


David Leslie

1953 - 2008


Richard Lloyd

1945 - 2008


Jackie Pretorius

1934 - 2009



Hans-Georg Bürger
Hans-Georg Bürger
GERMANY

Born
1 / 4 / 1952
Died
20 / 7 / 1980

Killed in the warm up of a round of the European Formula 2 Championship at Zandvoort driving a Tiga F280 BMW.

Hans-Georg drove in the 1979 German Formula 3 championship. Finished as runner up in the series. racing In 1980 he drove in European Formula 2 and the Procar series. At le Mans he drove the famous BASF sponsored Team GS Sport BMW M1 with and to 15th.

Sadly on the 20 July 1980 while driving a Tiga F280 BMW in the Dutch Round of the European F2 Championship at Zandvoort, he had an accident during the warm up. His car left the road and went into the catch fencing. A wooden stake that held the fencing pierced his helmet and he died two days later from his injuries.