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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



Herbert Ernest Meyer
Herbert Ernest Meyer
Zeke
UNITED STATES

Born
11 / 3 / 1892
Died
27 / 4 / 1962

Zeke Meyers of Germantown, PA. Meyers was involved in a near fatal crash in this car at the Cressona Fairgrounds in Schuylkill Haven, PA on June 5, 1932.

He holds the record for the greatest improvement from starting position at the Indy 500 when he went from 38th to 6th, a jump of 32 places in 1932.