Jack Fairman

John Eric George “Jack” Fairman (* 15. March 1913 in Smallfield, Surrey; † 7. February 2002 in Rugby) was a British running driver.

Fairman was a pilot, who managed its own tool tools apart from racing also and so always carried the call of an excellent amateur with itself, although he was a versatile running driver, who started nearly 20 years long (1947 to 1963) when countless running. One saw Fairman when sports car running (like the 24-Stunden-Rennen von Le Mans) just like with formula 2 and Formel-1 - a running. 1947 began its career with a Bugatti even acquired, later drove it among other things on Aston Martin, HWM, Connaught, BRM, Cooper and Porsche. Its best Formel-1-Jahr was the season 1956, in which it became with fourth and a fifth place WM-tenth. Its amateur status prevented a commitment in a point team, but when opportunity pilot and test driver was he desired. 1963 he withdrew from active racing and concentrated on its enterprise. Fairman in the city Rugby spent its old age, where he died 88-jährig 2002.


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