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Born on this day (25th - March)

Washington Roebling

1881 - 1912


Karl von Waldthausen

1907 - 1933


1911 - 1988


Breno Fornari

1925


Don Freeland

1925 - 2007


Fritz d'Orey

1938


Tom Weickardt

1947


Butch Lindley

1948 - 1990


Giniel de Villiers

1972


Danica Sue Patrick

1982



Died on this day (25th - March)

Billy Cotton

1899 - 1969


Juan Gaudino

1893 - 1975



Potsy Goacher
UNITED STATES

Born
8 / 4 / 1917
Died
1 / 2 / 1986

Potsy Goacher came from Summitville, Indiana. He raced in AAA/USAC National Midget from 1948 to 1960 (9th in 1951). 10 AAA/USAC National Midget feature wins.

In 1949 and 1950 he finished third in the AAA Chicago-Mississippi Valley Circuit (Asphalt Tracks) Midget Championship.

He tried and failed to qualify for the Indy 500 twice, in 1953 with a Pankratz/Offy and in 1954 with a Moore/Offy.