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Encyclopedia > Mike Hawthorn
Mike Hawthorn
Formula One Career
Nationality British
Active years 1952 - 1958
Team(s) LD Hawthorn, AHM Bryde, Ferrari, Vanwall, BRM
Grands Prix 47
Championships 1
Wins 3
Podium finishes    17
Pole positions 4
Fastest laps 6
First Grand Prix 1952 Belgian Grand Prix
First win 1953 French Grand Prix
Last win 1958 French Grand Prix
Last Grand Prix 1958 Moroccan Grand Prix

John Michael Hawthorn (April 10, 1929 - January 22, 1959) was a race car driver, born in Mexborough, Yorkshire, England. Formula One - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro is the name for the Gestione Sportiva, the division of the Ferrari automobile company concerned with racing. ... Vanwall was a Formula One team in the 1950s. ... British Racing Motors (generally known as BRM) was a British Formula 1 motor racing team. ... The Formula One World Drivers Championship (WDC) is awarded by the Fédération Internationale de lAutomobile (FIA) to the most successful Formula One race car driver over a season, as determined by a points system based on Grand Prix results. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... The 1952 Belgian Grand Prix was a Formula One race held on June 22, 1952 at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps. ... Later winner Kimi Räikkönen during the free practice of the 2005 Belgian Grand Prix. ... The 1953 French Grand Prix was a Formula One race held on July 5, 1953 at Reims-Gueux. ... The French Grand Prix is a Formula One race held as part of Fédération Internationale de lAutomobiles annual Formula One automobile racing championship season. ... Results from the 1958 Formula One French Grand Prix held at Reims on July 6, 1958 Classification Notes Fastest Lap: Mike Hawthorn 224. ... The French Grand Prix is a Formula One race held as part of Fédération Internationale de lAutomobiles annual Formula One automobile racing championship season. ... (Redirected from 1958 Moroccan Grand Prix) Results from the 1958 Formula One Moroccan Grand Prix held at Ain-Diab, Casablanca, Morocco on October 19, 1958 Classification Notes Fastest Lap: Stirling Moss 222. ... The Moroccan Grand Prix was a Formula One race which occurred once, on October 19, 1958, at Ain-Diab in Casablanca, Morocco. ... April 10 is the 100th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (101st in leap years). ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mexborough is a town on the north bank of the River Don west of its confluence with the River Dearne, in the Borough of Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England. ... Look up Yorkshire in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: Multiple unofficial anthems Capital London Largest city London Official language(s) English Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification    - by Athelstan 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi   - Water (%) Population...


In 1955, Hawthorn was the winner of the 24 hours of Le Mans race, despite being involved in the crash that killed 80 spectators. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... 1952 Le Mans race, depicted on cover of Auto Sport Review magazine The 24 Hours of Le Mans (24 heures du Mans) is the worlds most famous sports car endurance race, held annually at Circuit de la Sarthe near Le Mans, France, in the French Sarthe département. ...


He was the winner of the 1958 Formula One Championship. With only one win that year against four wins of Stirling Moss, he benefited from the gentlemanliness of Moss shown at the Portuguese Grand Prix of Porto, after being disqualified for pushing his car, against the rules. Moss interceded and so Hawthorn could keep his second place in Porto, that contributed to his win in the championship only one point ahead of Moss. After winning the title, Hawthorn immediately announced his retirement from Formula One. See also: 1957 in sports, other events of 1958, 1959 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing NASCAR Championship - Lee Petty Indianapolis 500 - Jimmy Bryan USAC Racing - Tony Bettenhausen won the season championship Formula One Championship - Mike Hawthorn of Great Britain February 23 - Cuban rebels kidnap... Formula One - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Sir Stirling Moss MBE (born September 17, 1929 in London) is a British auto racing driver. ... District or region Porto Mayor   - Party Rui Rio PSD Area 41. ...


A matter of months later, on January 22, 1959, Hawthorn died in an automobile accident on the A3 Guildford by-pass. He was driving his British Racing Green highly tuned Jaguar 3.4 sedan (known as the Mark 1 or MK1 Jaguar). What exactly happened that day is still a mystery. Some say it was due to a hand throttle device, other say it was due to his fatal kidney disease... But it was most probably due to a combination of high speed, bad weather. Also the sight of Rob Walkers 300 SL Mercedes pushed Hawthorn to pass him, regardless of wether it was safe to do so or not. He nicknamed his Jaguar the Merceater... and was modified accordingly so no "Kraut car" (this are his words used in his biography "Challenge Me The Race") could overtake or out accelerate him. January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The A3 near Liphook The A3 is a trunk road in Southern England, connecting London to Portsmouth. ... Guildford is the county town of Surrey, England, as well as the seat for the borough of Guildford and the administrative headquarters of the South East England region. ...


In Farnham, the town where he lived up to the time of his death, there is a street named after him, Mike Hawthorn Drive (off Dogflud Way). It was also in this town that he ran the TOURIST TROPHY GARAGE. Jaguar's, Riley's, Fiat's and Ferrari's were serviced there. Farnham is a small town (pop. ...

Preceded by:
Juan Manuel Fangio
Formula One World Champion
1958
Succeeded by:
Jack Brabham

Juan Manuel Fangio (June 24, 1911 - July 17, 1995) was a legendary Argentine race car driver, considered by many to be the greatest racing driver in Formula One history, winning the world championship no less than five times for Alfa Romeo, Ferrari, Mercedes Benz and Maserati. ... The Formula One World Drivers Championship (WDC) is awarded by the Fédération Internationale de lAutomobile (FIA) to the most successful Formula One race car driver over a season, as determined by a points system based on Grand Prix results. ... Jack Brabhams 1961 Cooper-Climax, the car that began the rear-engine revolution at the Indianapolis 500 Sir John Arthur Jack Brabham, OBE (born April 2, 1926) is an Australian racing driver who was Formula One champion in 1959, 1960 and 1966. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Encyclopedia4U - Mike Hawthorn - Encyclopedia Article (180 words)
Born John Michael Hawthorn on April 10, 1929 in Hexborough, Yorkshire, England.
Moss interceded and so Hawthorn could keep his second place in Porto, that contributed to his win in the championship only one point ahead of Moss.
Hawthorn decided to retire in the end of the season, only to die in an automobile accident, some months later on January 22, 1959.
Mike Hawthorn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (343 words)
John Michael Hawthorn (April 10, 1929 - January 22, 1959) was a race car driver, born in Mexborough, Yorkshire, England.
In 1955, Hawthorn was the winner of the 24 hours of Le Mans race, despite being involved in the crash that killed 80 spectators.
A matter of months later, on January 22, 1959, Hawthorn died in an automobile accident on the A3 Guildford by-pass.
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