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MARCH


7 March 1970

"Black Jack" BrabhamJack Brabham wins his last race at Kyalami. Three-time World Champion "Black Jack" was 44 when the lion roared one last time and overhauled Jackie Stewart and won the South African Grand Prix. The World Champion driver and constructor was a man of uncompromising integrity who's driving skill matched with a shrewd mechanical know-how led to a remarkable career.


14 March 1936

Jimmy ClarkJim Clark born in Kilmany, Fifeshire. The two-time World Champion may have been the most naturally gifted driver of all time. He died just as he was reaching his peak as a driver and as a man.


17 March 1834

daimler.jpg (32117 bytes)Gotlieb Daimler was born in Schorndorf, Württemberg. Regarded along with Carl Benz as the inventor of the gas powered motor car, his Silver Arrows became legends on the race tracks of the world.


21 March 1960

Ayrton Senna was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Considered by Stirling Moss as the greatest "racer" of all time. The sight of his yellow helmet in the rear-view mirror of any driver would cause their pulse to rise. His death has left a void in the sport that has still not been filled.