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Remembering Britain's first F1 world champion - Mike Hawthorn

©CahierArchive On this day in 1959, Britain lost its first Formula 1 world champion when 29-year-old Mike Hawthorn was killed in a road accident. Hawthorn had clinched the 1958 world title just a few months earlier, driving for Ferrari. It had been a traumatic season however for the Brit who, following the deaths of Scuderia team mates Luigi Musso and Peter Collins, had decided when all was said and done to leave the sport behind. Sadly, just three months into retirement, Hawthorn met his own fate on a wet Thursday morning on a Guilford bypass near London. Mike Hawthorn
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