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Mike Hawthorn and Lofty England

Mike Hawthorn (Mexborough, Yorkshire 1929 - Guildford 1959), British racing driver, United Kingdom's first Formula One World Champion driver in 1958, died in a car accident on the A3 (Wikipedia)
Frank 'Lofty' England (Finchley, London 1911 - Austria 1995), British engineer and motor company manager (Wikipedia)
David Annand
2005

Chichester /  Mike Hawthorn and Lofty England   Chichester /  Mike Hawthorn and Lofty England

Description

Bronze double statue showing Mike Hawthorn with a cap in his hand and Lofty England with a steerwheel in his left and hand his right hand resting on Hawthorn's shoulder.

Inscription(s)

Mike Hawthorn 1929-1959
First British World Champion 1958

Lofty England 1911-1995
Jaguar Competition Manager 1949-1956

MAY THEIR NAME LIVE FOREVER

Appeal Benefactors: Ron Lea, John Pearson Nigel Webb.
Benefactors: Jaguar Cars Ltd., Lucas Hum, Ole Sommer Clive Brandon, The Earl of March.

Supporters P. Alcock, J. Butterworth Members of the JDC XK Register
E type Register, JEC Jaguar Club of Denmark

Signature

David Annand - Sculptor

Annotation

Unveiled 17 Sept. 2005.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: Great Britain
  • Annand, David
  • Engineer
  • England, Lofty
  • Hawthorn, Mike
  • Manager
  • Racing driver
  • Statue (two men)
  • Location (N 50°51'29" - W 0°45'11")

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