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Russ Klar

1914 - 2005

Bob Bondurant


Don Horvath

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Helmut Marko


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Herbert Ernest Meyer

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Judy Ganley

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Harry Firth

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Matias Rossi
Matias Rossi
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Matías Rossi is an Argentine racing driver competing in Turismo Carretera and TC2000. He won the TC2000 Championship in 2006 and 2007.

Matías Rossi was born in Del Viso, Buenos Aires Province. He is an Argentine racing driver who began his career in karts when he was 11.

He raced internationally in the American Formula A Championship and World Formula A Championship.

Back in Argentina, he started racing single seaters in Formula Renault and then Formula Super Renault.

He joined the Turismo Carretera series in 2003 and, in 2005, also started racing in TC2000.

In 2006 he won the Buenos Aires 200 Kilometres, the main race of the Argentine TC2000 Touring Car Championship, driving with the Swiss WTCC driver, Alain Menu. He went on to win the TC2000 championship driving Pro Racing's Chevrolet Astra.

He won the TC2000 title again in 2007, the youngest driver to win back to back championships and also took his first win in Turismo Carretera at the Comodoro Rivadavia circuit. He took two more victories later in the year to finish second overall in the Championship, behind Christian Ledesma.

© With thanks to Maximiliano Catania.