John Surtees was a British Formula One World Champion who won the Drivers’ Title with Ferrari in 1964. During his career “Big John”, as he was known, won a total of 6 Grands Prix and claimed 8 pole positions. He was a double winner of the German Grand Prix and the Italian Grand Prix and also won the Sebring 12 Hours for Ferrari in 1963 and the Can-Am title in 1966. Prior to Formula 1, he had achieved huge success racing motorcycles and remains the only man to have won the world title on 4 wheels and 2 wheels. After he stopped racing, he formed his own racing outfit Team Surtees which was active in Formula 1 between 1970 and 1978. At the age of 83, Surtees died in a London Hospital from natural causes. His son Henry had very sadly predeceased him after he was killed in an FIA Formula 2 Championship race at Brands Hatch in July 2019.
|Win Number||Grand Prix||Circuit||Date||Round||No.||Team||Chassis||Tyre||Grid||Winning Margin||Race Time||Speed||Distance|
|1||1963 German Grand Prix||Nürburgring||4 August 1963||6/10||7||Ferrari||156/63||Dunlop||2||1:17.500||2:13:06.800||154.221||342.150|
|2||1964 German Grand Prix||Nürburgring||2 August 1964||6/10||7||Ferrari||158||Dunlop||1||1:15.600||2:12:04.800||155.428||342.150|
|3||1964 Italian Grand Prix||Autodromo Nazionale Monza||6 September 1964||8/10||2||Ferrari||158||Dunlop||1||1:06.000||2:10:51.800||205.634||448.500|
|4||1966 Belgian Grand Prix||Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps||12 June 1966||2/9||6||Ferrari||312||Dunlop||1||42.100||2:09:11.300||183.400||394.800|
|5||1966 Mexican Grand Prix||Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez||23 October 1966||9/9||7||Cooper Maserati||T81||Firestone||1||7.880||2:06:35.340||154.041||325.000|
|6||1967 Italian Grand Prix||Autodromo Nazionale Monza||10 September 1967||9/11||14||Honda||RA300||Firestone||9||0.200||1:43:45.000||226.100||391.000|