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Gunther Hennerici

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Born:

1924
Mayen

Died:

26 Jul 2000
Mayen

Nationality:

Germany

Teams:

Eifelland (1972)

Successful caravan manufacturer by trade. After the Eifelland project faltered, Gunther sold the caravan business and the Eifelland Formula 1 attempt was dropped. Hennerici was believed to have made a return to the caravan industry a few years later. He was married to the F2 racer Hannelore Werner. Died of a heart-attack. Gunther was the twin brother of Heinz Hennerici, a former World War Two tank commander who later became a racing driver, despite losing an arm during the war. Hennerici's great-nephew, Marc, also became a racing driver.

Biography last updated 9 Mar 2017