historicracing

Born on this day (26th - April)

Edgar Morawitz

1892 - 1945


Francois Picard

1921 - 1996


Pat Griffith

1925 - 1980


Jean-Pierre Beltoise

1937 - 2015


Gus Hutchison

1937


Ian Geoghegan

1939 - 2003


Tom Jones

1943 - 2015


Jose Dolhem

1944 - 1988


Johnny Dumfries

1958


Tim Sugden

1964


James Thompson

1974



Died on this day (26th - April)

Willi Krakau

1911 - 1995


1937 - 2002


Danny Kladis

1917 - 2009



Bonnie Henn
UNITED STATES

Born
3 / 6 / 1956
Died
15 / 4 / 2006

Bonnie Henn was born in Franklin, North Carolina. She is the daughter of Betty and Preston Henn (Preston won the Daytona 24 hour race in 1983 and 1985 as well as the Sebring 12 hour race in 1985. He also came second at Le Mans in 1984). Bonnie moved to South Florida with her family in 1962. She graduated from Deerfield Beach High School in 1974 where she was Homecoming Queen. In the '80s she enjoyed racing cars at Daytona and Sebring race tracks. Later she was involved in the family business, the Swap Shop, one of the world's biggest flea markets.

She passed away suddenly on April 15, 2006 at her home in Lighthouse Point, FL.