|Roy Salvadori (deceased)|
Roy Francesco Salvadori - Formula One racing driver born in 1922. in Dovercourt, Essex. Racing for several Formula One teams, including Aston Martin and BRM, Roy Salvadori started racing in 1947 and graduated to Formula One, making his debut in 1952. His best result in the Formula One World Championship was 4th in 1958. Outside of Formula One, he has also raced GT and sportscars, including a win at the 1959 Le Mans race. Roy Francesco Salvadori participated in 50 Formula One World Championship Grand Prix, debuting on 12t July 1952, and achieved two podiums, scoring a total of 19 Championship points. During his career in 1959 he also won the 24 Hours of Le Mans, driving for Aston martin and teamed with Carroll Shelby. Salvadori switched back to Cooper in 1960, and almost won the 1961 United States GP – he was closing in on Innes Irelands Lotus when the engine broke in the closing stages of the race! He quit after a final F1 season with Lola in 1962 and competed in sports car racing for a couple more years before retiring for good. After retiring from driving he returned to running his car dealership, but in 1966 Roy Francesco Salvadori was tempted back to Formula One to manage the Cooper racing team for two seasons.
Items Signed by Roy Salvadori (deceased)
| ||E-Type at Tertre Rouge by Keith Woodcock.|
Price : £115.00
|For the 1962 Le Mans 24 hour race, Jaguar prepared an E-Type for Briggs Cunningham. At the track, it transpired that Roy Salvadori was too tall for the Birdcage Maseratis he had planned to drive, he therefore partnered Briggs Cunningham in the E-Ty......|
| ||Aston Martin World Champions by Keith Woodcock.|
Price : £210.00
|This striking picture shows Stirling Moss in the Aston Martin DBR1 blasting past the pits on his way to victory in the 1959 Goodwood TT. This win clinched the 1959 World Sportscar Championship for Aston Martin, who became the first British marque t......|
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Roy Salvadori (deceased)
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