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Events on this day

Interesting and notable events from the history of motor sport.

1954

Lady Wigram Trophy won by Peter Whitehead in a Ferrari. READ MORE

1955

Ricardo (aged 12) and Perdo (aged 15) Rodriguez took part in their first race.

1960

Teretonga International won by Ian Burgess in a Cooper from David Piper in a Lotus and first NZ finisher Syd Jensen in a Cooper.

1966

The Porsche 906 won its class at the Daytona 24hr race on its racing debut.

1966

Daytona 24 Hour Race won by Ken Miles and Indy driver Lloyd Ruby in a 7 liter Ford Mark 2. READ MORE

1972

Daytona 6 Hour Race READ MORE

1972

Round 5 of the Tasman Cup won by Graham McRae in a McRae GM1-Chevrolet. READ MORE

1977

Warwick Brown drives a Lola T430 to victory in the F5000 Australian Grand Prix at Oran Park in Sydney.

1977

Daytona 24 Hour Race won by John Graves, Hurley Haywood and Dave Helmick in a Porsche Carrera RSR. READ MORE

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Giancarlo Baghetti, arguably the first and only person to win his very first F1 World Championship Grand Prix read more

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