Trevor Taylor 1936-2010

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Trevor Taylor 1936-2010

Postby CrazyChick » Wed 29 Sep, 2010 12:44 pm

Trevor Taylor 1936-2010
September 29, 2010 by Joe Saward

It is with great sadness that we must report the death of Trevor Taylor, a celebrated Formula 1 driver in the 1960s, whose talents were largely overshadowed by Jim Clark. The son of a garage owner from the town of Wickersley, near Rotherham, Trevor Taylor was born just after Christmas in 1936. He started racing at the age of 19 with a Triumph TR2, before moving into the hyper-competitive world of 500cc Formula 3 racing with a Staride-JAP and then later a Cooper-Norton, with which he won the British championship in 1958 That earned him the chance to move up to Formula 2 in 1959. In 1960 he raced for Team Lotus in Formula Junior, while also competing in a number of F2 races with the team.... ... 1936-2010/
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