South East England
(Goodwood Motor Circuit and Aerodrome)
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)
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.
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
David Annand - Sculptor
Unveiled 17 Sept. 2005.
- David Annand,
British sculptor, living in Fife.
Sources & Information
Location (N 50°51'29" - W 0°45'11")
Item Code: gbse029; Photograph: 10 August 2015
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