Born on this day, Peter Broeker, Canadian driver who participated in one World Championship Formula One Grand Prix, the 1963 United States Grand Prix, driving a Stebro


Saturday 15th May 1926

Born on this day, Peter Broeker, Canadian driver who participated in one World Championship Formula One Grand Prix, the 1963 United States Grand Prix, driving a Stebro. He finished seventh, albeit 22 laps down, and scored no championship points. According to the Toronto Star at the time: “Broeker, first Canadian ever to compete in a world championship Formula One race in a Canadian-built car, finished seventh over-all despite giving away more than 80 horsepower to the rest of the field of 21.”


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