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Colin Chapman

Colin Chapman, Monaco GP, 1962. Copyright Ferret Fotographic 2009. Used with permission.

Colin Chapman, Monaco GP, 1962. Copyright Ferret Fotographic 2009. Used with permission.

Colin Chapman. Copyright Ferret Fotographic 2009. Used with permission.

Colin Chapman. Copyright Ferret Fotographic 2009. Used with permission.

Born:

19 May 1928
Richmond, Surrey

Died:

16 Dec 1982
East Carleton, nr. Norwich, Norfolk

Nationality:

Great Britain

Grands Prix:

0 (1956)

Teams:

Lotus, Vanwall (1955-1982)

Went on to become a legendary name in motorsport, founder of Lotus and a huge innovator in both F1 and the car world. Died of a heart attack whilst still boss of Lotus.