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Nostalgia: 50 years since John Surtees' world title

Each year, the Autosport International Show dedicates a special feature to legends from the world of motorsport. In 2014, that honour went to John Surtees – and rightfully so. The 79-year-old is, quite literally, motor racing royalty. He is the only man to ever win world titles on both two and four wheels, winning the 500cc motorcycle championship four times and taking the F1 title in 1964 at the wheel of a Ferrari 158. This year is the 50th anniversary of that title win. He made an immediate impact in both his bike and car racing careers. Known for his perfectionism, enthusiasm and technical skill, his versatile talent has made him a racing legend in two of motorsport’s most...
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