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Sir Frank Williams

Frank Williams in his heady Formula 1 days at Silverstone. ( Grand Prix Photo  Peter Nygaard) The death of Sir…

Bob Bondurant. April 27 1933 – November 12 2021

The Grand Prix Drivers Club lost a good friend and member in Bob Bondurant who died on Friday. Bob was…

Nino : The great Sicillian

If one was ever asked to describe a gentleman racing driver of the 1950’s a perfect example would be Nino…

Happy Birthday All – September & October Birthdays

We have a number of birthdays to celebrate in the next two months starting out with Brian Henton who turns…

Goodbye Gerry

On Wednesday, August 25 our member Gerry Ashmore died in hospital after a long illness. He had only just celebrated…

Congratulations Kazuki

Kazuki Nakajima is one of the youngest members of the Grand Prix Drivers Club and on Sunday, August 22 2021 he finished second at Le Mans sharing the Toyota Gazoo Racing Toyota GR010 Hybrid with Sebastien Buemi and Brendon Hartley

The Ennstal Classic 2021

Despite covid fears, the popular Ennstal Classic took place recently and as usual, was organised by our member Helmut Zwickl….

Birthday Greetings for July & August 2021

We have a number of Members birthdays coming up in July and August. On July 10 Jean-Pierre Jarier who had…

Farewell Max

The death of Max Mosley last weekend came as a surprise to most of us involved in motor racing who…

Happy Birthday John

In three days time, May 4, John Watson Ireland’s best International racing driver celebrates his 75th birthday. The Grand Prix Drivers…

Maria’s Maserati Damaged in Monaco

Despite Covid 19 the Automobile Club of Monaco bravely went ahead with the Monaco Historique racing event and it produced…

Murray Walker: October 10 1923 – March 13 2021

On Saturday March 13 International motor racing and the Grand Prix Drivers Club lost one of the best motor sport…

Jo Ramirez – A Legend in his Lifetime

Club member Jo Ramirez had a chequered career in Formula 1 but really blossomed when he joined McLaren and he…

Adrian Campos June 17 1960 – January 27 2021

Adrian Campos, one of the newer members of the Grand Prix Drivers Club died on January 27 of what appears…

A Message from the President

Dear friends, Last year, in our editorial, I wrote that we were facing a great season with the celebrations of…

Happy Birthdays January 2021

Hans Joachim Stuck. Firstly apologies to Hans Joachim Stuck for missing his birthday which fell on January 1 of this…

Remembering John Hogan

A good friend of the Grand Prix Drivers Club was John Hogan who tragically died at the age of 77 on Sunday…

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