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GPBlog's Top 50 drivers in 50 days - #46 - Peter Collins

Welcome back to GPBlog’s countdown to the Australian Grand Prix and the start of the 2019 season! We’re ranking the top 50 drivers of all time in F1, counting down day by day until the season returns. 47th on our list was Francois Cevert, you can read his story here, but today we’re going back to the early days of Formula 1 and looking at Peter Collins. Collins might not be a well known name to most motorsport fans but could have easily become Britain’s first world champion in 1956, if it wasn’t for one act of kindness. Born in Kidderminster, Collins began his racing career at a very young age. When everyone around him were in their 30s, 40s or even 50s,...
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