Surtees, John (GB)

b 11/2/1934 (Tatsfield)





1956 - 1960. 7 World Motorbike titles for Agusta (350cc & 500cc classes)
1960 - 4 F1 GP (Lotus), 6 points, J12th. (2nd British GP). F.Junior (Tyrrell)
1961 - 8 F1 GP (Yeoman Credit - Cooper-Climax), 4 points, J11th. (5th
       Belgium, Germany). Won Glover Trophy
1962 - 9 F1 GP (Bowmaker - Lola-Climax), 19 points, 4th. (2nd Germany,
       Britain, 4th Monaco, 5th Belgium, France). Won non-title race at
       Mallory Park
1963 - 10 F1 GP (Ferrari), 22 points, 4th. 1 win (Germany). (2nd Britain,
       3rd Holland, 4th Monaco). DSQ Mexico - push start at pit stop. Won
       non-title Mediterranean GP
1964 - 10 F1 GP (Ferrari), 40 points, World Champion. 2 wins (Germany,
       Italy). (2nd Holland, US, Mexico, 3rd Britain)
1965 - 8 F1 GP (Ferrari), 17 points, 5th. (2nd S.Africa, 3rd France, GB,
       4th Monaco). Won Nurburgring 1000km. Crashed at Mosport, hospitalised
       for many weeks
1966 - 9 F1 GP (2 Ferrari, 7 Cooper), 28 points, 2nd. 2 win (Belgium, Mexico)
       (2nd Germany, 3rd US). Won Syracuse GP (Ferrari), & Monza 1000km.
       Can-Am (Lola) champion, 27 points. 3 wins (Mont Tremblant, Riverside,
       Las Vegas)
1967 - 9 F1 GP (Honda), 20 points, J4th. 1 win (Italy). (3rd S.Africa,
       4th Germany, Mexico, 6th Britain). Can-Am (Lola), 3rd (16 points).
       Won at Las Vegas
1968 - 12 F1 GP (Honda), 12 points, J7th. (2nd France, 3rd US, 5th GB)
1969 - 10 F1 GP (Owen Racing/BRM), 6 points, 11th. (3rd US, 5th Spain)
1970 - 11 F1 GP (Surtees), 3 points, J17th. (5th Canada, 6th Holland). Won
       Oulton Park Gold Cup
1971 - 11 F1 GP (Surtees), 3 points, J18th. (5th Holland, 6th Britain). Won
       Oulton Park Gold Cup
1972 - 2 F1 GP (Surtees), 0 points. DNS US GP - engine shortage. 3rd in
       International Trophy. F2: won at Fuji and Imola