Sunday, March 19, 2017

Vern Schuppan Born In Booleroo Centre, South Australia - March 19, 1943

March 19, 1943
Vern Schuppan
(Photo; www.formula1.com)
Born in Booleroo Centre, South Australia.
Schuppan drove in various categories, participating in Formula One, the Indianapolis 500 and most successfully in sports car racing. Although he considers himself to be an single-seater driver, Schuppan's biggest career victory was with the factory backed Rothmans Porsche team when he partnered Americans Hurley Haywood and Al Holbert to win the 1983 24 Hours of Le Mans driving the iconic Porsche 956.

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