Auto Racers in History (Part 4)

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Birthdays 301 - 400 of 752

  • 1954-08-19 Oscar Larrauri, Argentine racing driver
  • 1954-08-27 Derek Warwick, race car driver
  • 1954-09-22 Randy Lanier, American auto racer (IMSA Camel GT 1984; convicted drug trafficker 1988), born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • 1954-12-14 Alan Kulwicki, American auto racer and owner (NASCAR Winston Cup drivers' and owners' champion 1992), born in Greenfield, Wisconsin (d. 1993)
  • 1954-12-22 Hideshi Matsuda, Japanese racing driver, born in Kōchi Prefecture, Japan
  • 1954-12-26 Susan H Butcher, dog sled driver (Idatarod)
  • 1955-01-27 Koji Ushikubo, Japanese racing driver
  • 1955-02-24 Alain Prost, French Formula One racing driver (Championships: 85, 86, 89, 93), born in Lorette, France
  • 1955-02-26 Rupert Keegan, English Formula One racing car driver, born in Essex, England
  • 1955-03-09 Teo Fabi, Italian Formula-1 Indy-car racer (rookie of year-1983), born in Milan, Italy
  • 1955-03-10 Toshio Suzuki, Japanese racing driver
  • 1955-04-08 John Campbell, Canadian harness racing driver (6 x Hambletonian Stakes; 3 x Yonkers Trot; 8 x Kentucky Futurity), born in Ailsa Craig, Ontario
  • 1955-05-29 Ken Schrader, American auto racer, promoter (Daytona 500 1988, 89, 90), born in Fenton, Missouri
  • 1955-06-27 Isabelle Adjani, French actress (Story of Adele H, Driver, Ishtar), born in Paris, France
  • 1955-08-13 Keith Ahlers, British racing driver, born in Cambridge, England
  • 1955-08-13 Hideo Fukuyama, Japanese racing driver (first Japanese to compete in NASCAR's top series), born in Suzuka City, Mie Prefecture, Japan
  • 1955-10-08 Bill Elliott, American auto racer (Winston Cup 1988), born in Dawsonville, Georgia
  • 1955-12-27 Brad Murphey, Australian racing driver
  • 1956-01-03 Willy T. Ribbs, American auto racer (first African-American to drive in Indianapolis 500), born in San Jose, California
  • 1956-01-30 Keiichi Tsuchiya, Japanese racing driver, born in Tomi, Japan
  • 1956-02-05 Hector Rebaque, Mexican racing driver, born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1956-02-15 Hitoshi Ogawa, Japanese racing driver (d. 1992)
  • 1956-04-13 Peter "Possum" Bourne, New Zealand race car driver, born in New Zealand (d. 2003)
  • 1956-05-28 Markus Höttinger, Austrian racing driver (d. 1980)
  • 1956-08-14 Rusty Wallace, American race car driver, born in Arnold, Missouri
  • 1956-08-25 Henri Toivonen, Finnish rally driver, born in Jyväskylä, Finland (d. 1986)
  • 1956-09-12 Ricky Rudd, American race car driver, born in Norfolk County, Virginia
  • 1956-09-19 Juan Manuel Fangio II, Argentine racing driver, born in Balcarce, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1956-09-26 Steve Butler, American racing driver, born in Amarillo, Texas
  • 1956-10-19 Didier Theys, Belgian racing driver
  • 1956-11-16 Terry Labonte, American NASCAR driver
  • 1956-11-26 Dale Jarrett, American race car driver (Daytona 500 champion 1993, 96, 2000), born in Conover, North Carolina
  • 1956-12-23 Michele Alboretto, Italian racing driver (Ferrari), born in Milan, Italy
  • 1957-02-15 Jimmy Spencer, American race car driver
  • 1957-03-04 Rick Mast, American NASCAR driver
  • 1957-06-28 Mike Skinner, American racecar driver, born in Susanville, California
  • 1957-06-30 Sterling Marlin, American race car driver (NASCAR), born in Columbia, Tennessee
  • 1957-07-05 David Pinkney, British Touring car racer, born in Bridlington, England
  • 1957-11-07 Jonathan Palmer, British businessman and Formula One racer, born in Lewisham, London
  • 1957-11-27 Kenny Acheson, Northern Irish racecar driver
  • 1957-12-04 Raul Boesel, Brazilian auto racer (World Sportscar C'ship 1987; 24 Hours of Daytona 1988; 30 F1 GP), born in Curitiba, Brazil
  • 1958-04-26 John Crichton-Stuart, 7th Marquess of Bute, British racing driver, born in Rothesay, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
  • 1958-05-20 Mike Stefanik, American auto racer (9 NASCAR Modified Championships), born in Wilbraham, Massachusetts (d. 2019)
  • 1958-06-20 Ron Hornaday, American racecar driver
  • 1958-11-03 Derrike Cope, American auto racer and team owner (Daytona 500 1990), born in San Diego, California
  • 1959-01-09 Mark Martin, American stock car racing driver, born in Batesville, Arkansas
  • 1959-01-11 Brett Bodine, auto racer
  • 1959-01-31 Kelly Moore, American stock car driver, born in Scarborough, Maine
  • 1959-02-20 Scott Brayton, American auto racer (4 x top 10 finishes Indianapolis 500; 2 x pole), born in Coldwater, Michigan (d. 1996)
  • 1959-04-02 Juha Kankkunen, Finnish rally driver (World rally champion 1986, 87, 91, 93; Dakar Rally [cars] 1988; Race of Champions 1988, 91), born in Laukaa, Finland
  • 1959-06-01 Martin Brundle, British auto racer (World Sportscar C'ship 1988; 24 Hours of Le Mans 1990) and F1 television commentator (ITV, BBC), born in King's Lynn, England
  • 1959-08-27 Gerhard Berger, formula-1 racer (Italian Grand Prix-1988)
  • 1959-09-28 Ron Fellows, Canadian race car driver

Person of interestAyrton Senna

1960-03-21 Ayrton Senna, Brazilian auto racer (World F1 champion 1988, 90, 91), born in São Paulo, Brazil (d. 1994)

Formula 1 Driver Ayrton Senna
Formula 1 Driver
Ayrton Senna
  • 1960-06-02 Kyle Petty, American racing car driver
  • 1960-10-24 Joachim Winkelhock, German race car driver, born in Waiblingen, West Germany
  • 1961-02-06 Bill Lester, American racing driver, born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1961-02-19 Andy Wallace, English race car driver
  • 1961-02-25 Davey Allison, American auto racer (Daytona 500 1992), born in Hollywood, Florida (d. 1993)
  • 1961-02-28 Eric Bachelart, Belgian racing driver
  • 1961-03-03 Perry McCarthy, English racing driver
  • 1961-03-14 Greg Anderson, American NHRA driver
  • 1961-03-29 Gary Brabham, Australian auto racer, (British Formula 3000 C'ship 1989), born in London, England
  • 1961-07-22 Calvin Fish, English racing driver
  • 1961-09-30 Eric van de Poele, Belgian racing driver
  • 1961-10-09 Julian Bailey, British racing driver, born in Woolwich, London
  • 1961-11-01 Nicky Grist, Welsh auto racer and broadcaster (World Rally C'ship 1993), born in Ebbw Vale, Wales
  • 1961-11-20 Tim Harvey, British racing driver

Person of interestAl Unser Jr.

1962-04-19 Al Unser Jr., American auto racer (Indianapolis 500 1992, 94), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Indy Car Driver Al Unser Jr.
Indy Car Driver
Al Unser Jr.
  • 1962-04-29 Bruce Driver, NHL defenseman (NY Rangers), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1962-06-07 Takuya Kurosawa, Japanese racing driver, born in Ibaraki, Japan
  • 1962-06-13 Davey Hamilton, American auto racer and broadcaster, (Indycar Series runner-up 1996-97, 98), born in Nampa, Idaho
  • 1962-06-21 Takeshi Asami, Japanese racing driver
  • 1962-07-04 Roland Ratzenberger, Austrian race car driver, born in Salzburg, Austria (d. 1994)
  • 1962-07-20 Giovanna Amati, Italian racing driver
  • 1962-10-05 Michael Andretti, Indy-car racer/Auto Hall of Fame (elected 1986)
  • 1962-10-08 Bruno Thiry, Belgian rally driver, born in St. Vith, Belgium
  • 1962-12-23 Bertrand Gachot, French racing driver, born in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
  • 1963-03-12 John Andretti, American auto racer (NASCAR Cup Series: 2 wins, 37 top tens, 4 poles), born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (d. 2020)
  • 1963-03-20 Manabu Suzuki, Japanese racing driver and broadcaster
  • 1963-04-20 Mauricio Gugelmin, Brazilian racing driver, born in Joinville, Brazil
  • 1963-04-30 Michael Waltrip, American race car driver (Daytona 500 winner, 2001 and 2003), born in Owensboro, Kentucky
  • 1963-05-12 Stefano Modena, Italian racing driver
  • 1963-05-24 Ivan Capelli, Italian racing driver, born in Milan, Italy
  • 1963-05-29 Ukyo Katayama, Japanese auto racer, team manager (F1 95 starts), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1963-06-12 Philippe Bugalski, French rally driver (d. 2012)
  • 1963-06-27 Johnny Benson Jr., American NASCAR driver, born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • 1963-09-18 Jim Pocklington, British racing driver, born in Romford, London
  • 1963-11-03 Shigeaki Hattori, Japanese auto racer and team owner (Hattori Racing Enterprises: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series 2018), born in Okayama, Okayama
  • 1963-12-01 Marco Greco, Brazilian motorcycle road racer and auto racer (Indy Racing League 3rd 1996-97), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • 1964-02-24 Russell Ingall, Australian racing driver
  • 1964-03-18 Alex Caffi, Italian racecar driver
  • 1964-03-26 Martin Donnelly, Irish racecar driver
  • 1964-05-30 Andrea Montermini, Italian racing driver
  • 1964-06-11 Jean Alesi, French Formula One driver, born in Avignon, Vaucluse, France
  • 1964-06-12 Derek Higgins, Irish racing driver, born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1964-06-17 Rinaldo Capello, Italian racing driver, born in Asti, Italy
  • 1964-12-07 Tadao Uematsu, Japanese racing driver, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1965-05-05 Glenn Seton, Australian racing driver
  • 1965-07-21 Jovy Marcelo, Filipino racing driver (d. 1992)

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