Saturday, March 11, 2017

One of a Kind John Surtees passes away...



Late Friday afternoon whilst doing my daily News Trawl, I first learned of the legendary John Surtees death via the Daily Mail. As Surtees, 83, was the only person to ever  win both the two wheel and four wheel Grand Prix championships, first with multiple GP500 and GP350 titles in the precursor to today's MotoGP series, before his solitary Formula 1 world championship for Scuderia Ferrari in '64.


As I briefly chronicled both the late John Surtees and Damon Hill, another F1 world champion who cut his motor racing teeth in motorcycles previously, when Surtees who'd just celebrated his 80th birthday flitted back to my Attenzione...

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