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Born on this day (29th - April)

Cal Niday

1916 - 1988


Hugh Dibley

1937


Jerry Karl

1941 - 2008


Dale Earnhardt

1957 - 2001


Chad Little

1963


Marcel Albers

1967 - 1992


Ryan Sharp

1979



Died on this day (29th - April)

Baron Pierre de Crawhez

1874 - 1925


Theo Helfrich

1913 - 1978


Bob Akin

1936 - 2002


Rob Walker

1917 - 2002


Chuck Daigh

1923 - 2008



Kim Green
Kim Green
UNITED KINGDOM

Born
3 / 4 / 1954
Green, a native of the United Kingdom who was raised in Australia, now resides in the Indianapolis area with his wife Carol. He opened his racing career in 1981 with Newman Racing in the Can-Am series. After collecting a total of five wins and six poles during the 1981-82 seasons, Green joined Champ Car team Forsythe Racing for 1983. Over the next 10 years, Green continued honing his managerial skills in the CART series. In 1994, he joined the newly-formed Forsythe-Green Racing as team manager with driver Jacques Villeneuve. In 1995, Forsythe-Green driver Jacques Villeneuve won the CART title and the Indianapolis 500. In 1997, Green was named general manager of Team Green, and in 2001, he was appointed president of the organization. Andretti Green Racing was established in December 2002 following the purchase of Team Green from Barry Green. The company is owned and operated by Michael Andretti, Kim Green and Kevin Savoree.