The 50th anniversary of John Surtees’ 1964 Formula 1 world championship was celebrated at the 2014 Autosport International Show, with a collection of iconic machinery from his career being put on display to commemorate his incredible racing career.
Towards the end of his time driving in F1, Surtees set up his own team to race in the series, along with Formula 2 and Formula 5000. He decided to become a driver/owner, like he had done earlier in his career when he ran (and won) in the CanAm series, and the first car to be created by the team was the TS7.
The TS7 was the first F1 car to be built by the team at their Edenbridge base in Kent. It was designed by Surtees, Shahab Ahmed...
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