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The legendary Formula 1 racer has passed away

Tony Brooks, who finished second in the 1959 Formula One season, has died at the age of 90.

Tony Brooks was nicknamed the “Repl Dentist” because Despeh worked as a dentist, even though he got his dental practice at the University of Manchester in 1956. His former teammate, Stirling Moss, who died in 2020, said he was the greatest The “least famous” competitor of all time. And that if there was a Formula 1 cheese team, the kt stadium would be Jim Clark’s Tony Brooks.

Toni Brooks died of 90 collegeForres: Getty Images

In his career, the Briton, who competed in the colors of Aston Martin, Vanwall and Ferrari, was the last race winner in the 1950s, and Juan Manuel Fangio, Alberto Ascari and Moss each won several Formula 1 races between 1950 and 1960.

It was Tony Brooks who only justified Ferrari because Fanwall was gone and there was no room for the other British teams. The winner of the oldest Formula 1 race reached the Italian stable with three victories, while his teammates were not on top of the podium.

Charles Anthony Standish Brooks landed on February 25, 1932 in Duckenfield, England. Between 1956 and 1961, the British team participated in 38 Formula 1 races, in which it won second and third places in addition to six victories. At first, British Racing Motors only jumped into the local race, and last time BRM was the team, while achieving their biggest results with just a handful of cars. He achieved his first success with his countryman and good friend, Stirling Moss, in the 1957 British Grand Duchy of Fanwall, followed by one streak of the same label in the first quarter of the year.
The closest world championship was in 1959: he also won two wins with Ferrari, finishing second behind Jack Brabham for the second time.

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Six squat legends watching the 1961 squat strike: (from left to right) Bruce McLaren, Sterling Moss, Tony Brooks, Graham Hill, Joachim Bonnier and Wolfgang von Tripps watch Damon Hill get used to the gameForce: Getty Images/Keystone

There was a smaller superstar in Formula 1 at the time who was one of the biggest in the world, but many people loved him: in addition to his calm nature, he was a great racing talent, and it was nice to see the professionalism and the way he drove. Radsol showed himself not only in Formula 1, but also participated in endurance races with Aston Martin: in 1957 he won a 1000 km TV at the Nürnringring with Nol Cunningham-Reid and the winner of the Goodwood race with vre r Moss. After his retirement, he founded a company and started working at a local dentist. It was introduced in 2007, and there is also a monument.

Stefano Domenicali, Principal Director of Formula 1 Reckelt Hall:
“I heard sad that Tony Brooks is dead.
He was a member of a special group of drivers who were struggling and pushing the boundaries at a time of great danger.It will make you feel, and our thoughts are with family at these times.”

Brooks heard that Jackie Stewart (set 1939), the more than six-year-old world champion, had become the oldest Formula 1 race winner,
Kenneth McAlpine (1920) remained the oldest image in F1, and Hans Herrmann (1928) was the age of the podium, if the Indy 500 was to be considered in F1.

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