Spanish Grand Prix
(Auto racing)
Juan Manuel Fangio
(Auto racing)
Colin Chapman
Formula One
(Auto racing)
Ferrari Monza
Tony Brooks
(Auto racing)

See also

Mike Hawthorn

Knowledge Identifier: +Mike_Hawthorn


Mike Hawthorn

Racing driver, born in Mexborough, Yorkshire, England, and educated at Ardingly College, West Sussex add

Category: Auto racing

Born in 1929.

Countries: (38%), Italy (25%), United Kingdom (25%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Ferrari, Spanish Grand Prix, Juan Manuel Fangio

Linked to: Scuderia Ferrari, Vanwall, Lancia, Cooper Car Company




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Mike Hawthorn was born in 1929 add something


In 1951, driving a 1½-litre T.T. Riley, he entered the "Motor Sport" Brooklands Memorial Trophy, a season-long contest run at Goodwood, winning it by one point add something


Spanish Grand Prix - Argentine Juan Manuel Fangio won his first world championship at the 1951 event in an Alfa Romeo while he took advantage of the improved works Ferrari's tire problems; and in 1954, Briton Mike Hawthorn stopped Mercedes's dominance by winning in a Ferrari


Ferrari Monza - The lightweight car debuted at the hands of Mike Hawthorn at Monza on June 29, 1953


By 1955, Hawthorn had already lost one kidney to infection, and had begun suffering problems with the other; he was expected at the time to live only three more years add something


In 1955, Hawthorn won the 24 hours of Le Mans race after an inspired drive in which he set a lap record of 122 mph during a three hour duel with Fangio in the early stages add something


Colin Chapman - Besides his engineering work, he piloted a Vanwall F1-car in 1956 but crashed into his teammate Mike Hawthorn during practice for the French Grand Prix at Reims, ending his career as a race driver and focusing him on the technical side


In 1957, Hawthorn joined the Ferrari factory team, and soon became friends with Peter Collins, a fellow Englishman and Ferrari team driver add something


Breschi related that Musso was in debt at the time of his death, and the money for winning the 1958 French Grand Prix , was all-important to him add something


During the 1958 racing season, the two Englishmen became engaged in a rivalry with Luigi Musso, another Ferrari driver, that spurred all three into fierce competition for prize money add something


Formula One - The first British World Champion was Mike Hawthorn, who drove a Ferrari to the title during the 1958 season

Mike Hawthorn died in 1959 add something


On 22 January 1959, only months into his retirement, Hawthorn died in a car accident on the A3 Guildford bypass while driving his highly tuned Jaguar 3,4-litre saloon to London add something


Tony Brooks - In 1959, Brooks had a chance to win the title due to the deaths of Mike Hawthorn and Peter Collins, along with Brabham and Moss


"Books and eBooks on Cars and Motoring", 31 October 2011 add something