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EDEVT:L40  |  On display in the Buttery

 

Trophy presented to racing driver John Surtees for World Championship Grand Prix 1964

Circular metal with the initials of the Grand Prix Drivers' Association set on a wooden base with metal plaque inscribed: John Surtees, World Champion 1964 from the Members of the Grand Prix Association.

 

John Surtees, CBE, is a British former Grand Prix motorcycle road racer and Formula One racing driver. He is a four-time 500cc motorcycle World Champion - winning that title in 1956, 1958, 1959 and 1960 and the Formula One Champion in 1964. In 2013 he was awarded the Segrave Trophy in recognition of multiple world championships, and being the only person to win world titles in both two and four wheels. He founded the Surtees Racing Organisation team that competed as a constructor in Formula One, Formula 2 and Formula 5000 from 1970-1978.

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