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Guy Edwards

Guy Edwards. Copyright LAT Photographic (www.latphoto.co.uk), 2010. Used with permission.

Guy Edwards. Copyright LAT Photographic 2010. Used with permission.

Guy Edwards, British Grand Prix, Silverstone, 6th July 2014. Copyright Tony Gallagher, 2014. Used with Permission.

Guy Edwards, British Grand Prix, Silverstone, 6th July 2014. Copyright Tony Gallagher, 2014. Used with Permission.

Born:

30 Dec 1942
Macclesfield, Cheshire

Nationality:

Great Britain

Grands Prix:

11 (1974-1977)

F2 starts:

1 (1977)

Awarded a Queen's Gallantry Medal for his attempts to save Niki Lauda after Lauda's crash at the Nurburgring in 1976, Guy later became a hugely successful sponsorship consultant, a role he took up straight after racing retirement, and in that particular field of the sport, he was a hugely significant and influential person. Formerly lived in France, but currently lives in Galway, Ireland. Sadly beset by ill health in recent years and tragedy. Son Sean followed him into racing, and was at the height of his success at the time of his tragic death in a crash whilst as a passenger, performing in his role as a driver coach. Huy has had health issues since suffering a stroke but still tries and keeps links to the sport. Guy did an interview in 2018 for this site; this can be found here; https://www.oldracingcars.com/drivers/interview/Guy-Edwards/

Biography last updated 16 Oct 2018