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Driver Database

Driver histories dating back to the late 1800s. There are currently 3263 driver records in our database.


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Events on this day

Interesting and notable events from the history of motor sport.

1927

Frank Lockhart lapped the Atlantic City track at 147.729 mph during a qualifying run on 5/7/27, setting an American closed course record that stood for thirty-three years, until the high-banked 2.5-mile Daytona Speedway was opened in 1959.

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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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Maurice Trintignant driving his Scuderia Centro-Sud Cooper-Climax to work in 1960 read more

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