1951 – Born on the 3rd of December in Wichita, Kansas. 1970 – He switched to Indy Car racing, making his debut for the small Art Sugai team, driving an obsolete Eagle-Offenhauser. 1978 – Mears was offered a drive in nine of the eighteen championship races, including the Indianapolis 500. 1979 – The National Championship ..
1964 – Born in Corpus Christi, Texas on the 18th of May. 1969 – He began racing in quarter midgets in his homestate of Texas, winning his first feature race one year later. From then until 1977, he drove in quarter-midgets throughout the United States. 1978 – He advanced to the go-kart ranks, ..
1956 – He was born on the 16th day of November of this year in Corpus Christi, Texas. 1963 – Terry Labonte started racing quarter-midgets when he was 7 and won a national championship at nine before moving onto the local short tracks in a stock car as a teenager. 1978 – This ..
1968 – Mika Pauli Häkkinen, born on the 28th of September in Vantaa, Finland. He is a Finnish racing driver and two-time Formula One champion. He is considered by many to have been Michael Schumacher’s greatest rival in Formula One. 1982 – World Champion Keke Rosberg helped him by arranging him sponsorship that aided the ..
1911 – Born on June 24th in Balcarce, Argentina. Juan-Manuel Fangio was famous for winning a race at the slowest possible speed. His record of wins against starts will probably never be matched. 1929 – Fangio’s first race at eighteen was in a Ford taxi. 1940 – He won the Gran Premio del Norte was ..
1951 – Born the 29th of April in Kannapolis, North Carolina. 1968 – He married Latane Key. 1970 – He was divorced to Latane Key. 1971 – He married for the second time to Brenda Gee. 1974 – He was divorced to Brenda Gee. 1982 – He won at Darlington Raceway, but he failed to ..
1974 – Born on the 10th of October in Kannapolis, North Carolina 1991 – He began his professional driving career. 1998 – He won in National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) Busch Series Championships. 1999 – He won for the second time NASCAR Busch Series Championships. 2000 – He competed for the Raybestos ..
1975 – Born on May 10th in in São Paulo, Brazil. 1989 – Was the Brazilian National Go-Kart Champion. 1991 – Competed in World Cup Go-Kart Championship in Europe. 1992 – Was a runner-up in the British Formula Vauxhall Championship 1993 – Was a runner-up in the South American Formula 3 Championship with four wins ..
1954 – Born on December 26th in Cambridge, Massachusetts. American musher and sled dog racer. 1974 – She moved to Alaska when she was 20 to begin training and racing sled dogs. 1978 – Butcher drove the famous Iditarod Trail race for the first time. 1979 – She first made headlines, when she and Joe ..
American racecar driver. 1919 – Born on the 4th of March in Richburg, South Carolina. 1939 – Entered his first race in Greenville, South Carolina. 1953 – Won in the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. 1956-1957 – He won back-to-back of the Grand National (now Nextel Cup) Championship. 1960 – ..