Chris Craft (racing driver)

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Chris Craft
Born(1939-11-17)17 November 1939
Porthleven, Cornwall, England, UK
Died20 February 2021(2021-02-20) (aged 81)
Essex, England, UK
Formula One World Championship career
NationalityUnited Kingdom British
Active years1971
Teamsnon-works Brabham
Entries2 (1 start)
Championships0
Wins0
Podiums0
Career points0
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
First entry1971 Canadian Grand Prix
Last entry1971 United States Grand Prix

Christopher Craft (17 November 1939 – 20 February 2021) was a British racing driver who competed in many different forms of motor sport.

Craft was born in Porthleven, Cornwall.

He began his career in 1962, with a Ford Anglia[1] and became known as a leading saloon car racer. He moved to sports cars from 1968, with a Chevron and then joined forces with Alain de Cadenet to drive his Porsche 908 and McLaren M8C.

Craft died on 20 February 2021, aged 81.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Small, Steve. The Complete Guinness Grand Prix Who's Who. Guinness. p. 115. ISBN 0851127029.
  2. Chris Craft