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Former Ferrari driver Chris Amon dies aged 73

Former Ferrari driver Chris Amon dies aged 73


Former Ferrari driver Chris Amon, often described as one of the best in Formula One never to have won a race has passed away after a battle with cancer. He was 73 years old. He was the part of a well-known trio of New Zealand drivers competing in Formula One in the 1960s and early 70s alongside Bruce McLaren and Denny Hulme, who both enjoyed more successful careers in the sport’s premier series.

Amon was born in Bulls and learned to drive at the age of six, taught by a farm worker on the family farm. Apart from driving, Chris Amon also ran his own Formula One team for a short period in 1974. Away from Formula One, Amon had some success in sports car racing, winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans race in 1966.

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