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Al Pease

Al Pease. Copyright Al Pease, permission to use given and supplied to Gergely Gabris, 2009.

Al Pease. Copyright Al Pease, permission to use given and supplied to Gergely Gabris, 2009.

Born:

15 Oct 1921
Darlington, Yorkshire (Now Durham), England

Died:

04 May 2014
Sevierville, Tennessee, United States

Nationality:

Canada

Grands Prix:

2 (1967-1969)

Died in 2014 at his home in Tennessee, after a few years of poor health. Until recently, he did car restoration and still followed the sport on television, and made a few appearances at historic events. Not only born in Britain, but lived there until he served abroad, for the British Army, in India, Rhodesia and Egypt. Because of these tours, he didn't return to the UK, and emigrated to the USA, and then Canada and initially became an illustrator, before moving into the car and racing businesses. Although his GP career was not successful, he did have a lot of success in Canadian racing.

Biography last updated 5 May 2014