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Born on this day (28th - March)

1897 - 1974


1908 - 1963


Consalvo Sanesi

1911 - 1998


1929


Hubert Hahne

1935


Charles Ates

1935


Jean-François Piot

1938 - 1980


Tony Brise

1952 - 1975



Died on this day (28th - March)

William H Pitt

1925 - 1992


Jean-Marie Balestre

1921 - 2008



Hans Blees
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GERMANY

Born
15 / 2 / 1920
Died
18 / 3 / 1994
Post war German racing driver who raced a Veritas and an AFM mostly in East Germany.


Hans Blees was from Düsseldorf

In 1952 he raced a Veritas RS BMW finishing 3rd in a round of the DDR Sportscar Championship at the Sachsenring.
 
He entered the German GRand Prix in 1953 but did not appear.

In 1953 when Heeks became a member of the semi-works Veritas team "Ecuire Nürburg" and switched to one of Loof´s new Meteor cars, he handed over his AFM 50-8 to Blees, who used it mainly in East German events. He entered it into the German GRand Prix in 1953 but did not appear.

In East German Formula 2 was prolonged until the end of the 1954 and Blees campaigned the full season in the car finishing 3rd in the Dresden Hellerau Rennen and second at the Bernaurennen at Bernau in Germany.

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