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Marc Surer

Marc Surer, F2 event, Donington Park, England, 19th August 1979. Copyright Alan Cox, 2012. Used with Permission.

Marc Surer, F2 event, Donington Park, England, 19th August 1979. Copyright Alan Cox, 2012. Used with Permission.

Marc Surer, 13th July 2013. Copyright Jiri Inneman, 2014. Used with Permission.

Marc Surer, 13th July 2013. Copyright Jiri Inneman, 2014. Used with Permission.

Born:

18 Sep 1951
Fullinsdorf, nr. Arisdorf

Nationality:

Switzerland

Grands Prix:

82 (1979-1986)

F2 starts:

33 (1976-1981)

Commentator and journalist for German and Swiss media, he is also a racing instructor and has a number of driving schools, entwined with BMW, for whom he was the head of competitions department. Also competes in historic racing. A winner in World Sportscars and both European and Japanese Formula 2, Surer also won the 1985 Spa 24 Hour race. One year after that Surer was scarred for life in a rally crash in Germany which killed his co-driver, left Marc in a coma for three weeks and ended his Formula 1 career with immediate effect. In 2016, Marc did an interview at the Goodwood Festival of Speed for this website, which can be found here; https://www.oldracingcars.com/drivers/interview/Marc-Surer/

Biography last updated 27 Jul 2018