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Events on this day

Interesting and notable events from the history of motor sport.

1935

Malcolm Campbell sets a Land Speed Record of 276.82 MPH in his Bluebird at Daytona, Florida.

1954

Stirling Moss and Bill Lloyd win the sportscar race at Sebring, Florida, in Briggs Cunningham's 1.5-liter OSCA. Porfirio Rubirosa drives his 3.3-liter Lancia D24 to second place.

1966

Final Round Tasman Cup at Longford won by Jackie Stewart in his BRM. READ MORE

1970

South African Grand Prix at Kyalami. Won by Jack Brabham READ MORE

1980

Former stockcar racer Lee Roy Yarbrough is declared incompetent to stand trial for the attempted murder of his mother. He will later be found innocent by reason of insanity.

1999

Australian Grand Prix won by Eddie Irvine in his Ferrari. READ MORE

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