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Post by Goodwood95 Thu 23 Sep - 22:49

Sad news reached the Motorsport Fans today:
Nino Vaccarella died yesterday on Sept. 22nd 2021.
He was born on 4 Mar 1933.
https://www.autosport.com/le-mans/news/le-mans-winner-and-targa-florio-hero-nino-vaccarella-dies-aged-88/6673257/
https://www.autohebdo.fr/actualites/classic/nino-vaccarella-parcours-dun-heros-sicilien.html
https://www.formulapassion.it/motorsport/storia/addio-a-nino-vaccarella-il-preside-volante-morto-88-anni-pilota-ferrari-585914.html
Nino Vaccarella took part at 5 Gand Prix with 4 Starts. Best Result:9th in 1962 italian Grand Prix
He drove 11 times the 24 heures du Mans between 1961 and 1972. He won the race togther with Jean Guichet in 1964.
He also won 12h Sebring 1970 together with Mario Andretti and Ignazio Giunti
And he won the Targa Florio in 1965, 1971 and 1975.

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Post by Goodwood95 Mon 15 Nov - 23:05

Robert "Bob" Bondurant
(April 27, 1933 – November 12, 2021)

Bob Bondurant won in 1964 the GT 3.0+ Class (4th in total) together with Dan Gurney in a Shelby Cobra Daytona.
He was a champion driver and founder of the Bondurant Racing School.
In 1966 he was teacher to James Garner and Yves Montand in John Frankenheimer┬┤s Movie Grand Prix.
https://racer.com/2021/11/14/bob-bondurant-1933-2021/

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Post by Goodwood95 Fri 10 Dec - 22:39

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Al Unser Sr dies aged 82
Four time Indy 500 Winner lost his long fight against cancer.
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Post by Goodwood95 Mon 14 Mar - 12:02

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Victor Henry Elford (10 June 1935 – 13 March 2022) was an English sports car racing, rallying and Formula One driver. He participated in 13 World Championship F1 Grands Prix, debuting on 7 July 1968. He scored a total of 8 championship points. Nicknamed "Quick Vic" by his peers Elford was mainly a famous sports car competitor as well as a successful rally driver, associated often with Porsche.
After retiring, Elford lived in South Florida in the United States. Elford died on 13 March 2022, at the age of 86. At the time of his death he had been suffering from cancer for roughly a year.
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Post by Goodwood95 Tue 3 May - 21:08

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Charles Anthony Stanford „Tony“ Brooks
25. Februar 1932 - 3. May 2022

The "racing dentist" participated in 39 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 14 July 1956, achieving six wins, 10 podium finishes and 75 career points. He was third in the World Drivers' Championship in 1958 with Vanwall and second in 1959 with Ferrari. He also scored the first win by a British driver in a British car in a Grand Prix since 1923, driving a Connaught at Syracuse in 1955 in a non-championship race.
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