In memory of the New Zealander, Chris Amon, who passed away today at the age of 73. He debuted in 1963 and did his last Grand Prix in 1976, driving for teams like Matra and Ferrari. Mr. Amon is commonly regarded as the greatest Formula One driver to never win a Grand Prix. He did however win the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966 with Bruce McLaren, driving the mighty #2 Ford GT40.
Mike Hawthorne in a Jaguar D-Type followed by the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR, driven by Stirling Moss or Juan Manuel Fangio, at Le Mans in 1955. Mr. Hawthorne and his teammate Ivor Bueb won the 1955 24 Heures du Mans.