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Driver histories dating back to the late 1800s. There are currently 3267 driver records in our database.


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Events on this day

Interesting and notable events from the history of motor sport.

1930

Cliff Woodbury drives a front-drive Miller 91 to a 180.90 mph record over a measured mile at Daytona Beach, Florida.

1952

Sebring 12 hour race won by Harry Gray and Larry Kulok in a Frazer Nash. They averaged 62.83 mph.

1958

Bruce McLaren leaves New Zealand for England, where he will drive for John Cooper. His good friend and mechanic Colin Beanland accompanies him.

1981

Ayrton Senna wins his first Formula Ford race, at Brands Hatch, England.

1981

Long Beach Grand Prix won by Alan Jones in a Williams READ MORE

1997

IMSA president Andy Evans manipulates the rules during the 12 Hours of Sebring, helping himself, Fermin Velez, Yannick Dalmas, and Stefan Johansson to win the race in a Ferrari 333SP. His actions will spawn the creation of both the ALMS and USRRC sportcar series.

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