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Vic Wilson

Vic Wilson, Belgian Grand Prix, Spa, 12th June 1966. Copyright LAT Photographic (www.latphoto.co.uk), 2011. Used with permission.

Vic Wilson, Belgian Grand Prix, Spa, 12th June 1966. Copyright LAT Photographic 2011. Used with permission.

Born:

14 Apr 1931
Drypool, Kingston-upon-Hull

Died:

14 Jan 2001
Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire

Nationality:

Great Britain

Grands Prix:

1 (1960-1966)

A retired car dealer, he died after an accident in Buckinghamshire. Vic started his career in what was Rhodesia, racing a Lotus XI, in 1959, before racing in club events in 1960. Despite his relative lack of racing, he deputised for the injured Dick Gibson in the Italian Grand Prix that year. He then had a mixed career, not racing for 5 years, before returning to race in hillclimbs, sportscars and Formula Libre Races. After an attempt to qualify for the Belgian GP ended in disappointment, Vic left the sport.

Biography last updated 2 Aug 2014