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Chris Craft

Chris Craft, 1969, Brands Hatch. Copyright Ferret Fotographic 2009. Used with permission.

Chris Craft, 1969, Brands Hatch. Copyright Ferret Fotographic 2009. Used with permission.

Chris Craft, Autosport International Car Show, NEC Birmingham, January 2010. Copyright Alan Cox, 2010. Used with permission.

Chris Craft, Autosport International Car Show, NEC Birmingham, January 2010. Copyright Alan Cox, 2010. Used with permission.

Born:

17 Nov 1939
Porthleven, nr. Helston, Cornwall

Nationality:

Great Britain

Grands Prix:

1 (1971)

F2 starts:

1 (1971)

Now involved with restoring the only remaining World War One airfield; Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome in Maldon, Essex. Chris was also involved with the Rocket Roadster project with Gordon Murray. Lives in Essex. At his forte in saloon and sports cars, he won the European Sports Car Championship in 1973, but he didn't really feature in single-seaters often. Started racing back in 1961 and carried on right up to 1984, when he appeared at his last Le Mans. Still visits historic festivals and events. Chris also used to be a sheep farmer, as well as a photographer, interior designer and furniture designer.

Biography last updated 18 Nov 2017