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Colin Davis

Colin Davis. Copyright LAT Photographic (www.latphoto.co.uk), 2013. Used with Permission.

Colin Davis. Copyright LAT Photographic 2013. Used with Permission.

Born:

29 Jul 1933
Marylebone, London

Died:

19 Dec 2012
Oranjezicht, nr. Cape Town, South Africa

Nationality:

Great Britain

Grands Prix:

2 (1959)

Lived in South Africa for years, but died in 2012 after a long battle with ill-health. Son of the the great Sammy, the Bentley boy/journalist. Colin was based in both the UK and the continent during his career and won both the Targa Florio in 1964 and the International Formula Junior title in 1960 - a series in which he excelled. He retired due to business and family reasons in 1966. Later worked as a broadcaster on South African television.

Biography last updated 23 Sep 2014