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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.

1927

Malcolm Campbell set a new Land Speed Record of 174.833 mph

1961

Teretonga International, New Zealand won by Jo Bonnier in a Cooper.

1962

Warwick Farm 100, Australia won by Stirling Moss in a Cooper-Climax.

1968

Daytona 24 Hour Race. Won by Vic Elford, Jochen Neerpasch, Jo Siffert, Rolf Stommelen and Hans Herrmann in a Porsche 962. READ MORE

1973

Tasman Cup, Surfers Paradise, Australia. Won by Frank Matich in a Holden/Repco powered Matich A50.

1979

Daytona 24 Hour Race. Won by Danny Ongais, Hurley Haywood and Ted Field in a Porsche 935. READ MORE

1979

Brazilian Grand Prix, Interlagos, won by Jacques Laffite in a Ligier. READ MORE

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