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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



Ernest Forshee
Ernest Forshee
Red
UNITED STATES

Born
28 / 11 / 1916
Died
11 / 3 / 2002

Ernest L. “Red” Forshee was from Wichita, Kansas. Best known for being a car owner of Jalopies in the 1950s and the owner of the Forshee Plumbing Sprint Car in the 60s and early 70s employing some of the best drivers around. He won the BCRA car owner title in 1967 and 1968.

In the 1950s 'Red' was a driver and raced a stock car co-owned by M. B. "Junior" Smith and Jack Walker.