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HENRY SURTEES 1991-2009

 

A tribute from John Surtees
Henry had followed his heart from the time he first sat in a kart. He treated seriously the balance between motorsport and school having just finished his A' levels. The world beckoned.


LATEST NEWS

 

Motorsport Legend John Surtees OBE has presented a £75,000 cheque to local charity Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance
The presentation, which took place at Mercedes-Benz World, Surrey, was made to the Air Ambulance Chief Executive Adrian Bell; the money will be used for ‘High Fidelity Simulators’.

 

Edenbridge, Kent came to a standstill to honour Motor sport legend John Surtees OBE
Undeterred by the weather, thousands of spectators lined the streets to watch motor sport legend, John Surtees OBE.

 

Racing legend Surtees reunited with the only F1 winning Ferrari that wasn't red
THE only man ever to win a Formula One World Championship in a Ferrari that wasn’t red will be reunited with his blue and white machine this weekend.

 

Photographic memoir of John Surtees announced
John Surtees: My Incredible Life on Two and Four Wheels
On the day of John Surtees’ 80th birthday, new motorsport book publisher EVRO Publishing announces that in June 2014 it will publish a photographic memoir by John Surtees.

 

Green Light For New Sainsbury’s
Sevenoaks District Council approved Sainsbury’s planning application for a new supermarket and petrol station on part of the Fircroft Way Industrial Estate in Edenbridge.

   

Exciting Times
We are all excited about prospects of developments in both Edenbridge and at Buckmore Park near Chatham.

 

Formula One legend receives the Kent Invicta Award
Former Formula One world champion, John Surtees OBE, has been presented with this year’s Kent Invicta Award for his outstanding work with Kent’s young people through motorsport.

 
Segrave Trophy

On Thursday 7 March 2013 the Royal Automobile Club awarded the historic Segrave Trophy to John Surtees OBE. The 2012 Segrave Trophy citation reads: For his outstanding career in two and four wheeled motorsport, including seven motorcycle world championship titles, culminating in the unique achievement of being the only man to win a motorcycle World Championship and the Formula One World Championship.
 
 
Sponsored Climb of Mount Kilimanjaro

Natasha Edwards is one of 30 students from Newcastle University who will be climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. Natasha is a friend of Leonora Surtees and wanted to raise money in memory of Leonora’s brother Henry.

  
John Surtees receives OBE

John Surtees is one of the sporting giants included in the Queen's Birthday Honours list published on Saturday 14 June 2008. John – who was already awarded an MBE in 1959 – receives an OBE for services to motorsport and charity.