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Chris Lambert

Chris Lambert, 1968. Copyright LAT Photographic (www.latphotographic.co.uk), 2012. Used with Permission.

Chris Lambert, 1968. Copyright LAT Photographic (www.latphotographic.co.uk), 2012. Used with Permission.

Born:

09 Apr 1944
Birmingham

Died:

28 Jul 1968
Zandvoort, Netherlands

Nationality:

Great Britain

F2 starts:

9 (1967-1968)

Killed during the Formula 2 race at Zandvoort. Talented driver who also had a degree in pharmaceutical chemistry. Although very strong in anything he raced, he was particulary impressive in Formula 3. Real name was Charles and although Lambert was born in Birmingham, he grew up in Weston-super-Mare where his father ran a hotel. Lambert worked for Castrol whilst racing until a very successful spell in British F3 meant Chris took up racing full-time, where he continued his promise until his death in 1968.

Biography last updated 29 Dec 2015