30 Days of BTG – Day 27: Tony Brooks’ tales from the 50s

Feb 25, 12:01 AM

A winner from the World Championship’s first decade, the 1950s, Tony Brooks took F1 victories for Vanwall and Ferrari. Amazingly he’d studied to be a dentist before becoming a full-time racing driver. On what would have been Tony’s 91st birthday, Tom Clarkson revisits a 2019 conversation about the daring deeds of the first F1 stars.

Listen to the full interview with Tony Brooks here for more stories from the early years of the F1 World Championship.

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