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Mike Hawthorn: On the Limit

A profile of the golden boy of British motor racing in its 1950s heyday, Mike Hawthorn
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A profile of the golden boy of British motor racing in its 1950s heyday, Mike Hawthorn

A profile of the golden boy of British motor racing in its 1950s heyday, this reveals how Mike Hawthorn made his name overnight as a 23-year-old, before going on to be the first Englishman to win the F1 World Championship, despite serious health problems.

Contributors, including Murray Walker and David Coulthard, also remember Hawthorn’s rivalry with Stirling Moss and the 1955 Le Mans disaster