Former racing driver-turned engine builder Brian Hart has died aged 77. Hart was best known as a builder of engines for motorsport use.
He dipped his toes into the world of motorsport as a driver in 1957, starting out in Formula Junior and Formula Ford before moving onto Formula Three, and finally graduating to Formula Two, where raced with the works Lotus team.
He also competed in a number of non-championship Formula One races using various Formula Two cars, collimating into qualifying for the 1967 German Grand Prix behind the wheel of a Protos-Costworth.
Towards the end of his career as a driver – which ended in 1971 – he began working with the de Havilland company which provided...
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