8/21/08

A tribute to John Surtees


John Surtees on an MV Agusta, Isle of Man Senior TT, 1956. Surtees came first in this race. He was the only man to ever win a World Drivers' Championship on two and four wheels. He competed in 15 TT races and finished in all except the 1956 Junior. At the end of the 1960 season, he decided to finish his motorcycling career and turned to four wheels, going on to win the F1 World Drivers Championship. John Surtees on an MV Agusta, Isle of Man Senior TT, 1956 Credit: National Motor Museum


Jim Redman and John Surtees on his MV Agusta