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Born on this day (24th - May)

John Bolster

1910 - 1984


Hannu Olavi Mikkola

1942


1952


Guido Pardini

1953 - 2007


Lamberto Leoni

1953


Philip Verellen

1962 - 2002


Ivan Capelli

1963


Ricky Craven

1966



Died on this day (24th - May)

Claude Loraine Barrow

1873 - 1903


Albert Guyot

1881 - 1947


Herbert Müller

1940 - 1981


Dries van der Lof

1919 - 1990


Hitoshi Ogawa

1956 - 1992


Alfonso Garcia de Vinuesa

1958 - 1997



Nicolás Vuyovich
Nicolás Vuyovich
Nico
ARGENTINA

Born
29 / 6 / 1981
Died
8 / 5 / 2005
Vuyovich was a young sportscar driver who died in a plane crash returning from his first win in the Turismo Nacional.

Nicolás Vuyovich was born in Orán, Salta  Argentina and was a young sportscar driver. Vuyovich died the same day he clinched his first win in TC2000 series at the wheel of Toyota Corolla. He died in a plane crash in Córdoba while returning from San Juan together with his team manager and other passengers.

He was a successful kart racer and had won his class in the Turismo Nacional in 2000. A few weeks before the place crash, he had tested a British Formula 3 car at Pembrey track where after one day with the car he lapped 8/10ths quicker than the best lap of James Coutney, runner up in the F3 Championship and a Jaguar F1 test driver.