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It’s a Sort of BMW Heaven on Earth: BMW Group Classic Center
It’s a Sort of BMW Heaven on Earth: BMW Group Classic Center

18 Sep 2021, 15:30 UTC / In fact one example, once owned by F1 and motorcycle racing champion John Surtees, sold for the astonishing figure of $5 million USD

 
One-of-Three RHD 1957 BMW 503 Owned by John Surtees to Make a Splash at Auction
One-of-Three RHD 1957 BMW 503 Owned by John Surtees to Make a Splash at Auction

11 Oct 2020, 10:15 UTC / This 1957 BMW 503 was owned and used for more than two decades by racing legend John Surtees, hopes to fetch $339,000 at auction

 
Racing Legend John Surtees Owned This Lovely BMW 507 From 1957 To 2017
Racing Legend John Surtees Owned This Lovely BMW 507 From 1957 To 2017

23 Mar 2018, 14:27 UTC / Before John Surtees rose to fame with his 1964 Formula 1 World Champion title, he bought a BMW 507 as his grand tourer of choice

 
Omologato Introduces Limited-Edition Watch Inspired By John Surtees
Omologato Introduces Limited-Edition Watch Inspired By John Surtees

30 May 2017, 13:56 UTC / The Surtees Omologato, for all intents and purposes, isn't merely a timepiece. It's a reminder of John Surtees and the last two races of the 1964 F1 season

 
John Surtees Awarded CBE Honors, Still Not a Knight Despite Being a Living Racing Legend
John Surtees Awarded CBE Honors, Still Not a Knight Despite Being a Living Racing Legend

4 Jan 2016, 17:05 UTC / John Surtees becomes a CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire), a step up from his former OBE honor, but we wonder why he is still not a Knight

 
John Surtees: My Incredible Life on Two and Four Wheels Book Announced
John Surtees: My Incredible Life on Two and Four Wheels Book Announced

19 Feb 2014, 16:13 UTC / Motorsport book publisher EVRO Publishing announces a new photo memoir dedicated to John Surtees, undoubtedly one of the greatest racers the human race has ever produced. "John Surtees: My I...

 
John Surtees' Son, Henry, to Debut in F2
John Surtees' Son, Henry, to Debut in F2

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC / It has become a habit for former F1 drivers to guide their sons on their way to making the roster in the Great Circle themselves. And Henry Surtees joining the F1 pack of drivers for the 2009 season...

 
Leon Haslam to Tackle Goodwood Hillclimb on the BMW S1000RR
Leon Haslam to Tackle Goodwood Hillclimb on the BMW S1000RR

10 Jun 2011, 11:11 UTC / The forthcoming Goodwood Festival of Speed is to feature iconic BMW motorcycles, cars and racers, including Leon Haslam and John Surtees, who will tackle the famous Goodwood Hillclimb. There will be...

 
Jaguar Heritage Trust E-Type to Launch Anniversary Year
Jaguar Heritage Trust E-Type to Launch Anniversary Year

3 Feb 2011, 07:24 UTC / Back in January, we reported that the Jaguar E-Type, one of the most famous and desirable cars in automotive history, will celebrate its 50th anniversary at this year’s Geneva Auto Show, sched...

 
2010 Goodwood Revival Announces 65+ Star Drivers & Riders
2010 Goodwood Revival Announces 65+ Star Drivers & Riders

4 Sep 2010, 14:55 UTC / This year’s Goodwood Revival, set to take place two weeks from now, on September 17-19, will gather more than 65 star drivers and riders, such as current Renault Formula One driver Vitaly Petr...

 
2010 Goodwood Revival to Honor John Surtees and BRM
2010 Goodwood Revival to Honor John Surtees and BRM

2 Aug 2010, 13:43 UTC / Two British motor racing legends are to be celebrated by Goodwood at the 2010 Revival event, namely multiple World Champion John Surtees and the British Racing Motors (BRM) marque. The event is sche...

 
Surtees Drives Ginetta Through Channel Tunnel
Surtees Drives Ginetta Through Channel Tunnel

18 Nov 2009, 13:27 UTC / Former Formula One racing star John Surtees was the first person to drive a sports car along the Channel Tunnel, which was opened for the first time to mark Eurotunnel's 15th anniversary. The c...

 
John Surtees Urges the FIA to Learn from His Son's Death
John Surtees Urges the FIA to Learn from His Son's Death

5 Aug 2009, 07:00 UTC / Losing a son is never easy, and former F1 champion John Surtees is experiencing plenty of that these days. As his 19-year old son Henry lost his life during an F2 race a few weeks ago, John is still...

 
John Surtees Mourns his Son Henry
John Surtees Mourns his Son Henry

20 Jul 2009, 14:26 UTC / John Surtees paid tribute today to his son, Henry, who deceased on Sunday after being involved in an accident in a Formula 2 race. As we told you in a previous article, Henry's death came after...

 
Henry Surtees Dies at Brands Hatch after Severe Crash <span>· Video</span> !
Henry Surtees Dies at Brands Hatch after Severe Crash · Video !

20 Jul 2009, 08:08 UTC / The Formula 2 weekend at Brands Hatch ended in tragedy on Sunday, when Henry Surtees, son of Formula One and MotoGP champion John Surtees, died following an accident during the British race. Surtees...