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Mike Hawthorn Tribute

NEW FOR 2018 – THE TOTAL ELF HTX MIKE HAWTHORN GRAND PRIX OF FARNHAM

 

Mike Hawthorn Tribute – Farnham, Surrey – 25th January 2009

Thousands of fans, and friends, from far and wide, gathered in Farnham in Surrey to commemorate the short but full life of Mike Hawthorn, the first British Formula One World Champion, a title he won just weeks before his death in a road accident on the A3 near Guildford.

Recreation of Mike Hawthorn’s Mk1 Jaguar
C-type Jaguar
C-type Jaguar cockpit
XK140 Jaguar
C-type Jaguar cockpit
Jean Ireland (Howarth), Mike Hawthorn’s fiance at the time of his death, and Bette Hill – wife of and mother of F1 world champions Graham and Damon
A Mike Hawthorn Riley with one of his trademark bowties

For more details about Mike Hawthorn go to
http://www.mike-hawthorn.org.uk/

Sir Stirling and Lady Susie Moss in Le Mans winning C-type Jaguar
Jaguar XK120

D-type Jaguar
AC Ace
Ferrari Testa Rossa
Mk2 Jaguar
Ferrari Dino 246 recreation driven by Guy Loveridge

Mercedes 300SL ‘Gullwing’
Austin Healey 3000

Damon Hill in D-type Jaguar

D-type Jaguar outside Swain and Jones in Farnham
Swain and Jones has been part of Farnham life for over 100 years
Damon Hill talking to UKMT’s Graham Benge
Sir Stirling Moss talking to UKMT’s Graham Benge

Photographs – Mike Jones & Gary Ledden

YouTube video produced by
Andrew Denyer and David Wakefield
for First Take Media Ltd.
Presented by Graham Benge.

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