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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



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.