Oops! Sorry this is late!
Countdown to 2013 Formula One season: 82 days
Mercedes Technology Director Geoff Willis is 53 today.
Former BBC five live pit lane reporter Holly Samos is 42 today.
Italian racing driver Michele Alboreto, who won several F1 races with Tyrrell and Ferrari and was runner-up in the 1985 season, was born 56 years ago. He won the Le Mans 24 hours in 1997 with Porsche and also won the 2001 Sebring 12 hours. Later that year, he was performing straight-line tests for Audi when a tyre blew out and he crashed and died.
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