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Happy Birthday Teddy!

Today marks the 75th birthday of the former Grand Prix Drivers Club vice-President Teddy Pilette.

Teddy Pilette

Teddy Pilette

A successful, all-round driver Teddy raced with both Brabham and Stanley-BRM in Formula 1 and was twice Formula 5000 Champion with fellow Belgian Count van der Straten’s VDS team firstly with a Chevron and then a Lola. He also raced for Alfa Romeo in the legendary Alfa Romeo T33. Birthday greetings.

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