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– *60 years since racing driver Mike Hawthorn’s death *
– *Cars on display include Lotus 11 and Jaguar D-Type*
– *Unique collection of Hawthorn memorabilia from private collection revealed*

This year’s *Motor Sport *Hall of Fame Live will include a unique tribute to British racing driver Mike Hawthorn when it returns to Race Retro. Held at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, from 22-24 February, the Hawthorn showcase features both cars and artefacts from his career that have been curated for a bespoke display. Read More »

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Motor Sport, the respected monthly magazine with the famous green masthead, has teamed up with the Motor Sports Association, governing body of UK motor sport, to ask the nation to vote for its favourite British Formula 1 World Champion, as part of a special celebration during National Motorsport Week (30 June – 8 July) to mark the UK’s domination of Grand Prix racing.

Britain has produced more F1 World Champions than any other nation by far, with a glorious roster of 10 since Mike Hawthorn became the UK’s first in 1958. With Brazil and Finland tied for second with three champions each, it is a record that looks unlikely ever to be surpassed. Read More »