Blast from the past: Scheckter floors it to top of drivers’ ...

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Blast from the past: Scheckter floors it to top of drivers’ championship

Today in SA sports history: May 27

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Today in SA sports history: May 27

1979 — Jody Scheckter wins his second consecutive Formula One race, taking the Monaco Grand Prix two weeks after claiming the Belgian crown, to move to the top of the drivers’ championship. 

2000 — Simon Ramoni survives three knock-downs before forcing Englishman Patrick Mullings, himself down twice in the early rounds, to quit in the eighth round to retain his IBO junior-featherweight title in London. Ramoni had won the belt from Mullings in 1998...

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