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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.

 Mike Hawthorn's grave


Re-creation of Mike Hawthorn's Mk1 Jaguar

C type Jaguar
C type Jaguar


C type Jaguar cockpit


XK140 Jaguar


C type Jaguar cockpit

Jean Ireland and Bette Hill
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 trade mark bow ties
A Mike Hawthorn Riley with one of his trade mark 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
Sir Stirling and Lady Susie Moss in Le Mans winning C Type Jaguar

Jaguar XK120
Jaguar XK120

 D type Jaguar
D type Jaguar


AC Ace


Ferrari Testa Rossa


Mk 2 Jaguar

Ferrari Dino 246 recreation driven by Guy Loveridge of Coys
Ferrari Dino 246 recreation driven by Guy Loveridge of Coys
Ferrari Dino 246 recreation driven by Guy Loveridge of Coys

Mercedes 300 SL 'Gullwing'
Mercedes 300 SL 'Gullwing'

Austin Healey 3000
Austin Healey 3000


 

Damon Hill in D Type Jaguar
Damon Hill in D Type Jaguar


 

D type Jaguar outside Swain & Jones in Farnham
D type Jaguar outside Swain & Jones in Farnham

Swain & Jones - Farnham
Swain & Jones has been part of Farnham life for over 100 years

Graham Benge talks to Damon Hill
Damon Hill talking to UKMT's Graham Benge

Graham Benge talks to Sir Stirling Moss
Sir Stirling Moss talking to UKMT's Graham Benge

Michael Ballard and Sir Stirling Moss

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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