AUG 04th 2017

Thank Frankel it's Friday: John Fitch ‑ one of the most important men in motorsport history

If you’re reading this on Friday then today would have been the 100th birthday of one of the most remarkable men ever to sit in a racing car. Not only did he win at the top level in sportscar racing as works Mercedes-Benz driver and teammate to Stirling Moss, he also did more to encourage safety on road and track than any other driver in history. Yet you’d be entirely forgiven for never having heard of John Fitch.

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