Jose Froilan Gonzalez 1922-2013

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Jose Froilan Gonzalez 1922-2013

Postby NewMrMe » Sun 16 Jun, 2013 2:07 pm

Jose Froilan Gonzalez, who at the 1951 British Grand Prix became the first driver to win a World Championship GP in a Ferrari, has passed away aged 90.
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Re: Jose Froilan Gonzalez 1922-2013

Postby Ally McCoist » Sun 16 Jun, 2013 4:39 pm

Sad news but seems he had a good innings.Can't remember now the number but was surprised how few F1races he had actually competed in over the years.Was totally different to now when F1 turns up anywhere they wave a chequebook in Bernie's direction.
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Re: Jose Froilan Gonzalez 1922-2013

Postby Murray Walker » Mon 17 Jun, 2013 9:05 am

RIP.

I had no idea he was still alive. Definitely a good innings and clearly a decent driver.
Unless I'm very much mistaken...
Oh, I am very much mistaken!
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